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# Syria
Syria: 3.1 million children need 'urgent' help
The UN’s Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs believes that the number of displaced residents has doubled in the past few months.
# Aid
A further €4.7 million in Irish Aid pledged for humanitarian crisis in Syria
The additional Irish Aid funding will go towards to delivering vital assistance – including food, water, sanitation and medical supplies – to more than 700,000 Syrian refugees.
# Democratic Republic of Congo
Civilians 'preyed upon' in DR Congo violence, say humanitarian workers
Aid workers say the deteriorating situation in the country has left millions of civilians displaced and vulnerable to exploitation and violence.
# Pakistan
Pakistan flood levels to rise
Disaster threatens Pakistan’s fight against Taliban.
# Pakistan
Pakistan floods worse than the tsunami - UN
“A major disaster of enormous magnitude.”
# Pakistan
Pakistan's president meets Cameron as floods worsen
Country now on red alert as more rain falls.