The Disasters Emergency Committee in Scotland has warmly welcomed a donation of £100,000 from the Scottish Government for the Syria Crisis Appeal.
The announcement came as Scotland's political leaders united to support the appeal during a joint photo-call at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh (pictures to follow).
In a world where there is enough food for everyone it is wrong that in Chad a mother has to dig up an anthill to look for grain so that she can cook a meal for her children.
It is wrong that one in seven people globally go to bed hungry; and it is wrong that 19 million people in the Sahel region of west and central Africa don't know where their next decent meal is coming from.
Governments are meeting in Brussels today to discuss...