Nearly six million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East rely on the UN agency UNRWA for food aid, healthcare, education and other essential services.

UNRWA has launched an appeal for $1.6 billion this year, but agency has struggled to raise enough donations in the past.

What happens if donations don’t come through?

And has UNRWA been stretched too thin?

Presenter: Rob Matheson

Guests:

Tamara Alrifai – UNRWA Spokesperson

Marwan Kabalan – Head of Policy Analysis, Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies

Anne Irfan – Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Race, Gender and Postcolonial Studies, University College London

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