Head Of U.N. Agency For Palestinian Aid Warns Of Funding Shortfall, Largely Due To U.S. Cuts

New York Times: Head of U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Warns of Cuts
“The United Nations agency that helps the 5.4 million Palestinians classified as refugees could start running out of money next month because of a $250 million shortfall, largely because of American aid cuts, its top official said Monday. … The most immediate threat, [Pierre Krähenbühl, commissioner general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency,] said, is funding for emergency food aid to indigent Palestinians in Gaza and Syria…” (Sugiyama/Gladstone, 6/25).

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