Tuesday, June 08, 2004

'Donor fatigue' on Mid-East aid (Mainly Palestinian)

BBC NEWS | Middle East | 'Donor fatigue' on Mid-East aid
"Nations have been called upon to boost funds to prevent the collapse of a UN agency working with an estimated four million Palestinian refugees.

The UN Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa) has seen a drop in funding from $200 a year for each refugee to $70. "
It was bound to happen eventually. Poeple get tired of shelling out for new shellfish. Teach 'em to fish he said.

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