Education for Palestinian children at risk from UN funding crisis

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The main group supporting Palestinian refugees will run out of money for vital services by September this year. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA, will have to change the way it provides general and emergency services. If the agency doesn’t find one hundred million dollars, students in 58 camps across the Middle East will miss out on getting an education. This could have devastating impacts for the region.

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Tuesday, July 7 2015
Produced By Melissa Lahoud
Featured in storyProfessor Bob Bowker from the Centre of Arab and Islamic StudiesAssociate Professor Anne Aly, counter-terrorism expert from Curtin UniversitySami Mshasha, spokesperson from UNRWAThe Wire contacted the Department of Foreign Affairs but the Minister was not available to comment
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