An elderly Palestinian woman stands near the rubble of her house after it was demolished by Israeli authorities on February 10, 2016 in the West Bank village of Jeftlek, in the Jordan valley near Jericho. / AFP / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH
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Palestinian authorities and the United Nations made a joint call for funding Wednesday amid tension between Palestinians and Israelis that has led to violence and some 200 deaths, mainly of Palestinians, in recent months.The bulk of the money will go on food aid for 1.6 million people, roughly one in three residents of the Palestinian territories, the United Nations and the Ministry of Planning of the Palestinian National Authority said.Other Palestinians have died during violent anti-Israeli protests.The United Nations says some 92,000 people are still displaced in the Gaza Strip as a result of the 50-day 2014 Gaza war.
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