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UNRWA’s Reckoning: Preserving the UN Agency Serving Palestinian Refugees

Millions of Palestinian refugees rely on the UN Relief and Works Agency for services and employment opportunities.

But the agency’s finances are in dire straits, putting the refugees’ wellbeing at risk.

Donors should step up with sustainable, predictable, multi-year funding.

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The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) serving some three million Palestinian refugees is running out of money – again.

This budget crisis appears especially concerning, reflecting both reduced funding for UN humanitarian operations generally and donor fatigue brought on by dwindling prospects for a lasting settlement of the…

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