UNRWA: ‘Israel’ restricts our efforts to fight coronavirus in Jerusalem refugee camps

 Palestinian workers spray disinfectant outside an UNRWA school as a preventive measure amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dair Al Balah in the center of Gaza strip, on April 2, 2020

Occupied Jerusalem (QNN)- The spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Sami Imsha’sha’, said that the occupation state restricts the agency’s crews, working to fight the novel coronavirus in refugee camps in Jerusalem.

Imsha’sha’ added that the Israeli restrictions are an extension of the occupation state’s continuous attacks on UNRWA.

After the U.S. decided to move its embassy to Jerusalem, the Israeli authorities stared preventing UNRWA’s services to reach the Palestinian city.

He added that their crews have difficulties entering and leaving refugee camps, which negatively affects the refugees’ lives. Moreover, Israeli forces continue to carry out its daily night raids and arrests, worsening the health conditions among native Palestinians.

(Source / 15.04.2020) 

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