UN agency suspends aid program to Gaza residents displaced by war, citing lack of donor funds

January 27, 2015 4:00 PM

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UN agency suspends aid program to Gaza residents displaced by war, citing lack of donor funds

Sufian Wadiya, 36, looks from a covered area for privacy with his son Adnan, 3, in a classroom at a U.N. school where he and his eleven family members live after their home was destroyed by Israeli strikes during last summer's Israel-Hamas war, in Gaza city, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The U.N. Relief and Works Agency said it suspended an aid program for Gaza residents displaced by the war because of a large shortfall in funds from donor countries. Robert Turner, head of the U.N. agency in Gaza, says that "virtually none" of the $5.4 billion pledged by the international community in aid to Gaza has reached Gaza and that this is "distressing and unacceptable." (AP Photo/Adel Hana) (The Associated Press)

Sundos Wadiya, 8, sits amid her family's belongings in a classroom at a U.N. school where she and her eleven family members live after their home was destroyed by Israeli strikes during last summer's Israel-Hamas war, in Gaza city, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The U.N. Relief and Wor...

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