UNRWA seeking more funds from Gulf, Europe after U.S. cuts

FILE PHOTO: A Palestinian woman sits in a motorised vehicle loaded with aid, outside a distribution center run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

CAIRO (Reuters) – A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees will target additional funding from Gulf states and European partners as it seeks to make up a $200 million shortfall caused by a U.S. aid cutoff, the agency’s head said on Monday. “We face an unprecedented financial crisis,” said Pierre Krahenbuhl, Commissioner-General of the United […]

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