UNRWA Commissioner-General: UNRWA Needs $ 200 Million Urgently

Cairo, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Pierre Krahenbuhl affirmed that the UNRWA needs 200 million dollars urgently to fill the deficit of this year only.Speaking at a p...

Cairo, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Pierre Krahenbuhl affirmed that the UNRWA needs 200 million dollars urgently to fill the deficit of this year only.

Speaking at a press conference held here today, Pierre Krahenbuhl expressed thanks to the Arab countries that contributed to the budget of UNRWA, pointing out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE have announced assistance worth $ 50 million each to UNRWA to support the Palestinian refugees and children, and provide health services to more than 1.5 million Palestinian refugees.

Source: Saudi Press Agency