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Germany contributes over €8 million to UNRWA's food program

Aug. 8, 2018 2:53 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 13, 2018 9:26 A.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The government of Germany announced, on Wednesday, a contribution of an additional support of €8.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) food program in the besieged Gaza Strip.

The German representative Office in Ramallah said in a statement that the €8.4 million contribution was provided to UNRWA's food program in Gaza.

The newly added contribution increases Germany's total of funds for the food program to €16 million for 2018.

Bernd Kuebart, German Representative in Ramallah, said in a statement that "the funds will help meet the urgent humanitarian needs of Palestine Refugees in Gaza who are dependent on UNRWA's support."

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