Palestinians protest in front of the UNRWA offices in Sidon, Friday, May 29, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Dozens of Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian war held a demonstration in Sidon Friday, protesting the U.N.'s decision to cut accommodation aid to refugee families in Lebanon.Members of prominent Palestinian political parties and civil society groups were also on hand to denounce the decision. UNRWA has announced it will stop providing Palestinian refugee families coming from Syria with monthly rent assistance of $100 . UNRWA said that the food stipend will continue for the next few months, but added that the agency has used all funding allocated for housing assistance to support Palestinian refugee families in Syria.
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