After Moscow and Beijing wielded vetoes for a second time this week, only three countries joined Russia in backing its proposal to cut the number of aid transit points from two to one.
Moscow's attempt to halve access for humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria from Turkey to just one border crossing voted down at Security Council.
Around 11 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in Syria, and some 9 million don’t have enough to eat. More than half of the population have no jobs.
Pledges came from countries including Qatar, which has promised $100 million, and Germany, which offered 1.58 billion euros ($1.78 billion) in what Berlin said was the single biggest country donation.
With homelessness on the rise and an economic crisis looming, Germany faces a reckoning.
UNHCR said Yemen's health care system "has in effect collapsed", with the virus thought to be spreading throughout the country, and appealed for urgent funding last week.
As Turkey battles its own coronavirus outbreak, the country has been offering essential protective equipment, testing kits and even ventilators to countries around the world.
In a letter sent to President Donald Trump, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he hopes Turkish medical aid sent will help US citizens recover from Covid-19.
Ankara has so far delivered aid to at least 57 countries to help fight the pandemic.
Emerging as a result of global coronavirus outbreak, social distancing measures, border closures and lack of resources affect the distribution of humanitarian aid in African countries in which 76 million people need aid to survive.
The country's homeless are dealing with food scarcity, not to mention the absence of medical care and lack of safe places to sleep, while 40,000 of them are without a roof over their heads.
With no roof over their heads and no food to sustain themselves, the homeless around the world are one of the most vulnerable groups in light of the global pandemic.
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