UNRWA: What makes Palestine refugees poor?

Posted: July 2, 2014 by Rex Brynen in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, UNRWA, West Bank

UNRWA has released a video highlighting the reasons for poverty among Palestinian refugees. It cites as the primary causes 1) high unemployment (due to labour restrictions in Lebanon, and the effects of israeli occupation in the West Bank); 2) Israel’s blockade of Gaza, and 3) the Syrian civil war.

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