Kerry announces $47 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza

July 22, 2014 02:44

US Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Monday that the US is providing $47 million dollars in humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

The aid includes "an initial $15 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in response to UNRWA’s $60 million Gaza Flash Appeal," according to a statement released by the US State Department. 

The remaining funds will go to USAID humanitarian projects in the Palestinian coastal enclave.

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