UNRWA/additional contribution to programme budget in 2020
Development cooperation , 03.12.2020

UNRWA/additional contribution to 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 5.7 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. By the end of the year 2020, UNRWA requiresnew contributions to sustain all critical services.

Funding decision  03.12.2020

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



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