Syrian Refugees © Lynsey AddarioThe Syrian refugee crisis has displaced over two million people. More than half of Syria’s population needs food aid. Snow is falling on tent cities in Lebanon, and pleas for increased humanitarian assistance are at a record high…not surprising, in view of the fact that funding appeals this year netted less than half of what was needed.
Read more in The New York Times about the UN funding appeal and the unprecedented extent of the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Meanwhile, in the land of wretched excess…
Bonuses on Wall Street are estimated to rise 10 percent across the board this holiday season.
Read more in Andrew Ross Sorkin’s article in DealB%k

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