Turkey to donate 1.25 mln USD to help Palestinian refugees

05 December, 14:30

(ANSAmed) - ANKARA, DECEMBER 5- Turkey will extend 1.25 million USD to help Palestinian refugees, Anatolia news agency reports from the United Nations headquarters. Ankara will donate the money to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) which held a meeting on Tuesday in New York to collect assistance for nearly five million Palestinian refugees who have been trying to survive in five different zones in the Middle East. A total of 27 countries and institutions committed to support UNRWA in 2013. UNRWA was established in 1949 in order to help 750,000 Palestinian refugees after Arab-Israeli war. It provides health, education, rehabilitation and protection for the refugees. (ANSAmed).

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