Total falls short of what the UN says is needed. It says $3.3 billion is required to help meet Syria's own aid needs this year, plus a further $5.5 billion to support neighbouring countries where most Syrians are seeking refuge.
The UN humanitarian chief says the conflict in Yemen has left 11 million people dependent on emergency food assistance and 75 percent of its 22 million people require some form of aid.
UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien urged all combatants in Aleppo to agree to a 48-hour pause to allow delivery as hundreds of thousands of residents are in dire conditions due to five year long civil war.
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