UNRWA


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UNRWAUnited Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
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We are advancing our payment for financial support to UNRWA for 2018, worth ee1/482 million, as the Agency is facing critical moments.
Referring to the global fund raising initiative, #DignityIsPriceess, launched by UNRWA in January, he said, "hand in hand with UNRWA, we can, we will deliver, for our families, for our communities and for the Middle East.
Yet the United States has now decided to withhold more than half of its planned funding for UNRWA -- $65 million (Dh238.
The report also reviewed testimonies of Palestinian staff and refugees in Jordan, who said that UNRWA had stopped all daily-labor contracts at UNRWA's health centers and schools, terminating the employment of 100 day-workers in the health and education sectors.
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krhenbhl expressed gratitude that, once again, UNRWA could count on the support of the EU to overcome the unprecedented challenges it faces.
The campaign comes days after the United States decided to decrease its contribution to UNRWA in 2018 from 125 million US dollars to 65 million dollars.
State Department reportedly notified UNRWA Tuesday that it is withholding $65 million of a planned $125 million funding installment to the body.
He informed me that all the work that we had done on the Palestinian Authority textbooks used by UNRWA was one great fabrication, that the US government had checked out the PA textbooks used by UNRWA, and that they met the highest standards of peace education," Bedein said.
In a statement, Farhan Haq pointed out that UNRWA was mandated by the General Assembly whose members have repeatedly acknowledged the agency's unique contribution to peace and security in that region.
It is time UNRWA be dismantled and merged with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees," Netanyahu said.
In an interview with SANA reporter in Damascus, Krahenbuhl pointed out that UNRWA restarted some services related to education and health sectors, adding that the organization continues to offer these services in many areas such as al-Husainiah in Damascus Countryside.
The channel and UNRWA have signed an agreement in this regard in Amman.