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Source: Saudi Arabia
16 October 2014


Saudi Arabia donates $12 million to aid Palestinian refugees

October 16, 2014

Saudi Arabia donated $12 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East ‎‎(UNRWA) to help affected Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The donation was announced today in a statement issued by the Saudi Embassy in Amman, Jordan.

The Kingdom has been an active supporter of humanitarian efforts in Palestine. In August, Saudi Arabia provided $1 million in response to a proposal by the World Food Programme targeting ‎‎81,000 Palestinians. In July, Saudi Arabia provided the Palestinian Ministry of Health with $26.7 million to meet medicine and supply shortages and $53.3 million to the Palestinian Red Crescent in Gaza.

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