UNRWA/additional contribution to programme budget in 2020
Development cooperation , 23.06.2020

UNRWA/additional contribution to programme budget in 2020

Description

Additional contribution of two million euros to UNRWA’s programme budget in 2020. UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) is a humanitarian agency that provides basic services and protection for about 5.4 million Palestine refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. Humanitarian situation in the area has either deteriorated or remains challenging. The humanitarian situation of the Palestine refugees in the entire operation area of UNRWA is challenging. UNRWA has suffered from financial crises for couple of years. COVID-19 has brought an additional challenge to UNRWA’s activities.

Funding decision  23.06.2020

2 000 000 €

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

85301045

ID

UHA2020-004235

Modified

16.07.2020