The UN and its humanitarian partners are currently responding to three 'L3' emergencies. This is the UN classification for the most severe, large-scale humanitarian crises. 

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9.3 million people, nearly half the population, are in need of humanitarian assistance. More than US$ 5 billion is still needed in 2014 to support people affected by the crisis.

OCHA Syria>>


The violence that erupted in December 2013 has displaced hundreds of thousands of people and left 2.5 million in urgent need of assistance.



About 1 million people have been displaced since fighting began in December 2013 and 4 milion face food insecurity.

OCHA South Sudan>>