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UN­R­WA in ‘race against time’ for Pales­tin­ian refugees in Lebanon
Cash-strapped agency launch­es emer­gency fund­ing ap­peal, says Pales­tin­ian refugees in Lebanon are strug­gling to sur­vive.
19 Jan 2022
Jor­dan: Pales­tin­ian refugees strug­gle amid UN­R­WA fund­ing cuts
De­scen­dants of Pales­tin­ian refugees from Gaza live in Jor­dan with­out cit­i­zen­ship or rights, re­ly­ing on UN agency.
18 Dec 2021
UN agency for Pales­tin­ian refugees faces fund­ing cri­sis
UN­R­WA head Laz­zari­ni said the agency raised enough do­na­tions to cov­er only 48 per­cent of its bud­get in 2022 and 2023.
30 Nov 2021
UN­R­WA chief seeks fund­ing, warns agency is in the ‘dan­ger zone’
Philippe Laz­zari­ni says UN agency for Pales­tin­ian refugees un­able to meet needs as fi­nan­cial cri­sis deep­ens.
8 Nov 2021
‘Fla­grant black­mail­ing’: Pales­tini­ans de­nounce US-UN­R­WA deal
The US frame­work in­cludes mon­i­tor­ing Pales­tin­ian school cur­ric­u­la and so­cial me­dia ac­tiv­i­ties of UN­R­WA staff.
5 Oct 2021
Unit­ed Na­tions: Chal­lenges grow but not the bud­get to meet them
The UN is faced with do­ing more with less as in­ter­na­tion­al lead­er­ship gets test­ed in the COVID-19 era.
21 Sep 2021
Aid to Pales­tini­ans promised by US blocked by Re­pub­li­can sen­a­tor
The $50m for Gaza, oc­cu­pied West Bank was ap­proved by Con­gress but is be­ing held up by a top Re­pub­li­can sen­a­tor.
23 Jun 2021
Pales­tin­ian groups slam UN­R­WA di­rec­tor’s com­ments on Gaza at­tacks
UN­R­WA’s Gaza di­rec­tor Matthias Schmale said he has im­pres­sion Is­raeli mil­i­tary struck with ‘so­phis­ti­ca­tion’.
25 May 2021
Root caus­es of Is­rael-Pales­tine con­flict must be ad­dressed: UN­R­WA
Philippe Laz­zari­ni said sit­u­a­tion in Gaza get­ting worse be­cause the very ba­sis of the con­flict has not been ad­dressed.
24 May 2021
UN­R­WA limps for­ward af­ter years of Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion pres­sure
UN agency for Pales­tin­ian refugees with­stood US fund­ing cut, but long-term fi­nan­cial chal­lenges per­sist.
10 Feb 2021
UN agency for Pales­tini­ans runs out of mon­ey for first time
UN­R­WA re­ceived low­est lev­el of con­tri­bu­tions since 2012, at a time when pan­dem­ic is ex­ac­er­bat­ing the needs of refugees.
26 Nov 2020
UN agency for Pales­tini­ans to slash salaries as funds run dry
UN­R­WA says it needs to raise $70m by the end of the month or it will not be able to pay salaries of thou­sands of peo­ple.
9 Nov 2020
OPINION
Re­pur­pos­ing the UN­R­WA in a post-truth world
No longer de­pen­dent on US fund­ing, the UN agency for Pales­tin­ian refugees must recom­mit to its his­toric mis­sion.
Christo­pher Gun­ness
17 Dec 2019
UN ex­tends man­date for agency sup­port­ing Pales­tin­ian refugees
UN­R­WA’s man­date over­whelm­ing­ly re­newed for an­oth­er three years, de­spite op­po­si­tion by US and Is­rael.
13 Dec 2019
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