Canada creates matching fund to aid Syria refugees

A displaced Syrian family, who fled the city of Hasakeh in eastern Syria due to attacks by the Islamic State group, gathers outside a tent at a refugee camp on July 17, 2015 in the Kurdish town of Derik, on the border with Turkey and IraqOttawa (AFP) – Canada will create an emergency relief fund for refugees fleeing Syria, matching private citizens’ donations dollar-for-dollar up to Can$ 100 million, Ottawa announced on Saturday.

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