India contributes $2.5 million to UN RWA for Palestine refugees

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India contributed US $ 2.5 million for the United Nations Relief for Palestine Refugees and Working Agency (UNRWA).

Important facts

  • India is a dedicated donor for UNRWA. Since 2018, it has contributed 20 million USD to support the UNRWA core services to Palestine refugees in the Middle East.

Importance of contribution

  • This contribution highlights India's strong performance and unbreakable support for UNRWA's work.

  • It also highlights India's commitment to the good of Palestine.

  • It supports Palestinian refugees in the Middle East.

Palestinian refugee

  • He is a citizen of compulsory Palestine, who was expelled from his country during the 1947–49 Palestine War.

  • This phenomenon is known as 1948 Palestinian migration.

  • They mostly live in Palestinian refugee camps at Lebanon, Jordan, Gaza Strip, Syria and West Bank.

About the United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine refugees 

  • UNRWA was established as a human agency.

  • It is funded completely through voluntary contribution and grant from donor countries.

  • Establishment- 8 December 1949

  • Headquarters- Amman and Gaza

  • Commissioner General- Philip Lazarini

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