UN agency for Palestinian refugees fundraises after US cuts

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. company for Palestinian refugees claims it’s got launched into a fund-raising campaign that should probable consist of a ministerial-level donors convention upcoming month to fill the gap still left from the Trump administration’s sudden reduce of tens of millions of dollars in funding.

Scott Anderson, the agency’s West Bank operations director, reported Friday the U.S. hasn’t but spelled out what reforms it truly is searching for to apply by withholding $65 million – or perhaps hundreds of thousands more down the road.

The U.N. Reduction and Will work Agency for Palestinian Refugees was notified on Jan. 16 that the U.S. was withholding $65 million of a planned $125 million installment and demanding a “fundamental re-examination” and alterations to its courses, which have been heavily criticized by Israel.