UNRWA/Core contribution
Development cooperation , 25.02.2015

UNRWA/Core contribution

Description

Finland's core funding to UNRWA in 2015-2018, total 18 million euros (annually 4,5 million euros). UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) is a humanitarian agency offering basic services to around five million Palestine refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. The humanitarian situation in all of UNRWA's fields of operation, especially in Syria and Gaza, has become more severe in the past years. More and more Palestine refugees rely on UNRWA's schools, health services and food assistance. Finland's unearmarked core funding the agency's General Fund helps it fulfill its mandate.

Funding decision  25.02.2015

18 000 000 €

Target region

Middle East

Field of activity

  • Material relief assistance and services 100%

Type of aid

Core contributions to multilateral institutions

Funding channel

YK:n palestiinalaispakolaisten avustusjärjestö

Contact

keo-70

Code for the object of funding

80300104

ID

UHA2015-007496

Modified

06.03.2015