Canada pledges US$40 million in humanitarian assistance to Syria

Canada's Minister of International Development, Karina Gould, pledged CA$50 million (US$40 million) in humanitarian assistance funding to Syria at the fifth Brussels Conference on 'Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region'.

The funding is directed toward supporting the acute and essential needs (nutrition, clean water, sanitation, primary health care, and sexual and reproductive health) of civilians in the region and sustainably stopping the Syrian war.

Including this recent pledge, Canada has committed over CA$330 million ($US263 million) in support to Syria in 2021. 

Press release - Global Affairs Canada