UN Palestinian agency turns to Gulf countries to avoid funding crisis

Last year, the UNRWA was hit by a major funding crisis that threatened to affect the opening of schoolsThe head of the UN Palestinian refugee agency on Tuesday urged Gulf countries to donate millions to help UNRWA avoid a funding crisis. Last year, the agency was hit by a major funding crisis that threatened to affect the opening of schools. An appeal by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to donors helped resolve the crisis, but the agency still has a funding gap of some $80 million.

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