UNRWA, the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees, warns the recently unveiled Trump administration peace plan is likely to lead to greater instability and uncertainty for the 5.6 million refugees it assists in the Israeli occupied territories and the Middle East. It is appealing for $1.4 billion in funding for 2020.
UNWRA reports it is facing the worst financial crisis in its history at a time of growing needs of the Palestinian refugees and great political uncertainty in the Middle East. The United States, which had been UNRWA’s biggest donor, stopped funding the agency in 2018. read more >>>