The UN agency for Palestinian refugees, hammered by US cuts, said Monday it lacks the funds to pay full November salaries but is confident president-elect Joe Biden’s administration will restore support.
Workers with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) wearing protective face masks stand in front of their headquarters at the Wavel Palestinian refugee camp (also known as the Jalil camp) in Lebanon’s eastern Bekaa Valley, on April 24, 2020. (AFP)
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Acting Commissioner-General Christian Saunders attends a press conference at the United Nations offices in Geneva, on January 31, 2020. (AFP)
Then-US Vice President Joe Biden stands in front of a picture of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on March 10, 2010. (File photo: AP)