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Two children whose school was bombed in Aleppo pose in a mock-up meant to symbolize a destroyed classroom, set up by charity Save the Children outside the Houses of Parliament in London on February 3, 2016 on the eve of a donor conference aiming to raise money for the millions of Syrians hit by the country's civil war and a refugee crisis. (Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Two children whose school was bombed in Aleppo pose in a mock-up meant to symbolize a destroyed classroom, set up by charity Save the Children outside the Houses of Parliament in London on February 3, 2016 on the eve of a donor conference aiming to raise money for the millions of Syrians hit by the country's civil war and a refugee crisis. (Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images)

An international donor conference kicks off in London today, to aid victims of the Syrian civil war. The U.N. and countries around Syria are asking for a record $9 billion in assistance this year. This comes as the latest peace talks were suspended. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Ali Velshi of Al Jazeera America look at who is pledging what, and if it will fulfill the need.

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This segment aired on February 4, 2016.

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