Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013

Saudi-funded UN cash to support Gaza families

The United Nations is to provide financial support to thousands of Gaza families affected by last year’s conflict with Israel thanks to a Saudi donation of nearly $16 million, it said yesterday.
“Over 7,000 refugee families in Gaza will receive financial support from UNRWA to repair and reconstruct homes damaged during the November conflict,” the Palestinian refugee agency said in a statement.
UNRWA’s Gaza operations director Robert Turner praised the “quick and generous donation by the Saudi Fund for Development.