UNRPRUnited Nations Relief for Palestine Refugees
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16) The General Assembly charged UNRPR with providing relief to the refugees, although its work consisted largely of coordinating the voluntary relief work provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the League of Red Cross Societies, and the American Friends Service Committee.
Before UNRWA began its work, voluntary organizations had provided relief under UNRPR coordination.
For a brief comparison of UNRWA and UNRPR, see Lex Takkenberg, "The Protection of Palestine Refugees in the Territories Occupied by Israel," International Journal of Refugee Law 3 (1991): 418 and note 15.