The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Needs and Priorities (HNP) appeal yesterday (30 Dec.) reached a total of USD 101.5 million, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations (UN) Sri Lanka Office, Hanaa Singer-Hamdy stated.

Accordingly, the funds will be used to provide humanitarian assistance to 3.4 million of Sri Lanka’s most vulnerable persons, she assured.

Taking to Twitter, Hamdy expressed her gratitude towards the generous contributions made in this regard, deeming the collection a ‘milestone’.