US donates to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The U.S. has earmarked USD40 million for the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. UNRWA Commissioner-General Karen Koning AbuZayd welcomed the pledge. “We are grateful to the people and government of the United States for this generous contribution. An investment in UNRWA’s General Fund is an investment in the well-being and human development of Palestine refugees.” AbuZayd also thanked Washington for making the funding “available to UNRWA so early in the year.” (Press Release: The United States announces USD 40 million towards the General Fund/UNRWA)

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