UN Relief and Works Agency - updates

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E.U. urges U.S. to reconsider 'regrettable' decision on U.N. Palestinian agency

Sep 02, 2018 - 10:15 AM

'The regrettable decision of the US to no longer be part of this international and multilateral effort leaves a substantial gap,' says the European Union

'REGRETTABLE DECISION.' A Palestinian boy sits on a chair with a national flag as Israeli authorities demolish a school site in the village of Yatta on July 11 2018. File Photo by Hazem Bader/AFP

Palestinian anger as U.S. ends funding for U.N. agency

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:42 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The United States will no longer fund the 'irredeemable flawed' UN Relief and Works Agency, which supports millions of Palestinian refugees and provides education for children

A Palestinian woman uses a gas lamp during a power cut in an impoverished area of the Khan Younis refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip on July 29, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS

New violence shatters truce in Syria's Yarmuk

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:31 AM

Meanwhile some good news emerged with Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas released by jihadists in Syria after six months in captivity

THOUSANDS HUNGRY. Yarmouk residents gathered to await a food distribution from UNRWA in January 2014. Image courtesy UNRWA Archives

Thousands trapped in Syria's Yarmuk camp 'slowly dying'

Feb 28, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The United Nations distributed shocking images this week of thousands of people their faces emaciated desperately flocking to receive food aid that only a few were lucky enough to collect

THOUSANDS HUNGRY. Yarmouk residents gathered to await a food distribution from UNRWA in January 2014. Image courtesy UNRWA Archives