U.N. agency says runs out of money to repair Gaza war-damaged homes

January 27, 2015 10:52 AM

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U.N. agency says runs out of money to repair Gaza war-damaged homes

GAZA (Reuters) - The main U.N. aid agency in the Gaza Strip said on Tuesday a lack of international funding had forced it to suspend payments to tens of thousands of Palestinians for repairs to homes damaged in last summer's war.

"People are literally sleeping amongst the rubble, children have died of hypothermia," Robert Turner, Gaza director of operations for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), said in a statement.

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