UNRWA

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UNRWA

(ˈʌnrə)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Nations Relief and Works Agency

UNRWA

United Nations Relief and Works Agency.
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Speaking in the General Assembly's special pledging event for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA), Pakistan's Ambassador to UN, Maleeha Lodhi announced the country 's voluntary contribution to UNRWA that was commensurate to the contribution made last year.
Speaking in the General Assembly's special pledging event for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA), Lodhi announced Pakistan's contribution to UNRWA that was commensurate to the contribution made last year.
She said Pakistan backed the UN chief's call and would make a voluntary contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine.
24 (Petra) -- The Lower House's Foreign Affairs Committee lauded efforts exerted by Director of Field Operations in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Roger Davies whose tenure officially ended in Jordan.
RIYADH, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia handed in a USD 50 million grant to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), said a statement Wednesday.
In remarks on the occasion, the Saudi Ambassador pointed out to the statement issued today by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) regarding the signing of a grant memorandum amounting to USD 50 million, provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), adding that the memorandum aims at alleviating the suffering of more than three million Palestinians in Gaza and West Bank, and Palestinian refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan in the fields of education, health, relief and protection.
The flag of the United Nations, flying at United Nations Plaza in the Civic Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America -- Makaristos/Wikimedia CAIRO -- 5 September 2018: Spain rejects the serious decision taken by the United States to end all funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
British Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt issued a statement following the United States' decision to withdraw funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), stating that, "UNRWA is a necessary humanitarian and stabilizing force in the region, providing vital services to millions of Palestinian refugees every day."
Spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the Gaza Strip, Adnan Abu Hasna, said that the agency still suffers from a $ 300 million financial deficit, which it considers as an existential threat.
The Conference, attended by a number of officials from Arab, Islamic and Western countries, called on all international donors to make new financial contributions to enable the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to continue its humanitarian work in helping more than five million Palestinian refugees, praising the important role played by the Agency in maintaining the stability of the Middle East.
Summary: Palestinians in north Lebanon Friday held a protest to reiterate their rejection of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency health care policy modifications implemented earlier this year.
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