The UNRWA said that if the agency were shut down, those recognized as refugees "would still be Palestine refugees and retain their rights under [UN] General Assembly Resolution 194, pending a just and lasting solution to their plight."
Apart from a commitment to protect civilians, the agreement calls for restoration of electricity, water and other basic services. That's after a week of negotiations between the envoys.
The United Nations humanitarian response plan is seeking $2.56 billion to help people affected by the crisis in Sudan, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday, while the U.N. refugee agency is also seeking more funding to assist those forced to flee.
'Only 5%' of Afghanistan's humanitarian needs funded for 2023, researcher says. Since the Taliban retook power in Afghanistan in August 2021, women have been robbed of their right to learn, work and move freely.