Speaking yesterday at a humanitarian forum in Switzerland, UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi spoke of the vulnerability of the 500,000-strong Palestinian community in Syria, and called on donors to honour funding pledges.
Speaking at a conference in Japan, Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi has urged East Asian countries to support UNRWA, and raised concerns about the situation of the Palestine refugees served by the Agency.
I would like to join other speakers in thanking the Government of Japan and the State of Palestine for organizing this important conference. Japan has long been a partner to the Palestinians and to UNRWA
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi yesterday welcomed a Saudi Fund delegation to Rafah, Gaza, to celebrate the building of thousands of Saudi-funded homes for Palestine refugees displaced by the 2008-2009 conflict.