Saudi Arabia donates $25 million to rebuild Nahr Al-Bared refugee camp

May 6, 2009

The Saudi Development Fund (SDF) signed an agreement in Amman today with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to finance the rebuilding of the Nahr Al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp in Northern Lebanon. The SDF will provide a total of $25 million to the agency. UNRWA General Commissioner Karen Abu-Zayd thanked the Kingdom for its continuing support and stressed the positive impact the donation will have on the UNRWA’s projects inside the camp.

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