The European Union provides over €20 million for the payment of social allowances to vulnerable families in Palestine

15-05-2019
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The European Union and Ireland made a contribution of over €20 million to the Palestinian Authority payment of social allowances to vulnerable families in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The social allowances are paid on a quarterly basis to some 108,000 vulnerable families.

For this payment, the contribution of the EU (€20 million) and Ireland (€275,000) will cover the social allowances of around 76,700 families of which 77% live in the Gaza Strip.

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