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Last year, Japan’s contribution to the United Nations refugee agency was second only to the United States.

It raised its funding to U.N. assistance for Palestinian refugees by 166 percent, and when the tsunami struck South Asia, Japan offered $ 500 million to aid the displaced, topping U.S. President George W. Bush’s pledge of $ 350 million.

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