Follow UNISPAL Twitter RSS
PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST
Resumption of ration distribution to Palestine refugees
Report of the Secretary-General
2. The Agency has continued to provide food assistance to the most needy sector of the refugee population, special hardship cases, who numbered 167,602 persons in December 1991.
3. The Agency is also continuing its emergency distributions of basic commodities, such as flour, rice, sugar, animal protein and skim milk to those in need, including non-registered Palestinians in the occupied territory and Lebanon. In 1991, 25,896 tons of these commodities were distributed in the Gaza Strip; 25,527 tons in West Bank; and 3,307 tons in Lebanon.
4. Given the lack of additional resources, it has not been possible for the Commissioner-General to consider resumption of a general distribution of basic food rations to all refugees.