Millions pour into aid groups after toddler's death

An employee sorts donations for refugees arriving in Bavaria at social aid association Diakonia in Munich, southern Germany, on September 4, 2015Millions of euros in donations flooded into aid groups Friday from across Europe and the US from people heart-broken by photos of a drowned Syrian toddler lying washed up on a Turkish beach. Under pressure at home to act, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain would put up an extra £100 million (137 million euros, $153 million) in humanitarian aid for the Syrian crisis, bringing London’s total contribution to the conflict to more than 1.0 billion pounds. “Donations are up 105 percent,” said a statement from the US-branch of UNICEF.

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