Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Marc Lowcock, visits Palestinian and Syrian Refugees in Burj Barajneh camp, Lebanon. (The Daily Star/UNRWA, HO)
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Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee chairman warned this week that the U.S. decision to cut $65 million in funds to UNRWA will negatively impact one of its most vulnerable communities. The U.S. State Department notified the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees Tuesday of its decision to withhold $65 million of a planned $125 million installment to the body.During a meeting held at the Grand Serail Wednesday, the body head Hasan Mneymneh and UNRWA Lebanon Director Claudio Cordone discussed the dire implications of the U.S. announcement.
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