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Can the UN's agency for Palestinian refugees survive? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 20 Jan 2022
Nearly six million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East rely on the UN agency UNRWA for food aid, healthcare, education and other essential services.

UNRWA has launched an appeal for $1.6 billion this year, but agency has struggled to raise enough donations in the past.

What happens if donations don't come through?

And has UNRWA been stretched too thin?

Presenter: Rob Matheson

Guests:

Tamara Alrifai - UNRWA Spokesperson

Marwan Kabalan - Head of Policy Analysis, Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies

Anne Irfan - Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Race, Gender and Postcolonial Studies, University College London

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