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Emergency Grant Aid for Humanitarian Assistance in the Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine

August 15, 2023

On August 15, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of USD 1 million to the Jenin refugee camp in Palestine, which suffered severe damages from the Israeli military operation.

  1. Through this grant aid, Japan will implement humanitarian assistance in areas such as sanitation, health and response to unexploded ordnance through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
  2. The Government of Japan will continue its efforts towards confidence-building between the parties concerned to achieve a two-state solution regarding the Middle East Peace Process, while urging all parties to exercise the utmost restraint and refrain from violence and provocative behavior.

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