Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Japan annouces US$ 10 million donation for emergency assistance in Syria

The Government of Japan announced a contribution of US$ 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency to support the provision of vital services for Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. This generous additional contribution from Japan will provide Palestine refugees from Syria health support and emergency cash and food assistance, among other services, through UNRWA’s operations in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.

UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, welcomed this timely support: “We deeply appreciate this generous donation from the Government of Japan during this time of urgent need. The US$ 409 million Syria emergency appeal the Agency launched earlier this year remains largely underfunded. This vital... Read More