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Syria fair share

Oxfam’s analysis of donor country’s contributions to help the Syria crisis is based on the UN launching a US$5 billion appeal for Syria in June. To date, that appeal is just 44 per cent funded. Oxfam calculated what would be the fair share of that US$5 billion for donor countries based on their GNI and overall wealth. According to these calculations, New Zealand’s fair share would be US$10.8 million (NZ$12.89 million).

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