Key Facts & Figures

  • In 2015, the United States and the European Commission were the two largest donors to UNRWA, with their total contributions representing 41 per cent of the overall funding received by the Agency.
  • EU member states contributed US$ 466 million in 2015 (including through the European Commission), representing 37 per cent of the Agency’s income.
  • In 2015, Arab States, including associated foundations and funds, together with Arab NGOs, contributed total pledges worth US$ 204.6 million to UNRWA.
  • In 2015, contributions from states, including the European Commission, represented 90 per cent of total contributions received by UNRWA. The remaining funds were received from international organizations, the UN system, foundations, NGOs and private donations.