Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 2, 2013

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will attend a meeting on “Scaling up the Humanitarian Response to the Syria Crisis” at the Department for International Development in London, United Kingdom on July 3. Also attending will be representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the World Food Programme, and the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Assistant Secretary Richard will discuss the current humanitarian situation resulting from the Syria crisis, as well as strategies for increasing funding to meet the growing need of coordination in providing assistance to neighboring countries hosting Syrian refugees.

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PRN: 2013/0839