GENEVA 

UN humanitarian coordinator for the occupied Palestinian Territory said Thursday that 2.4 million people are in need of assistance, but the UN is targeting just 1.5 million because of funding difficulties.  

Jamie McGoldrick held a news briefing in Geneva after Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, and him, launched the Humanitarian Response Plan for 2020 in Ramallah, the occupied Palestinian territory, Dec. 11.

“We’ve put together this plan for next year, which is to address the needs of 1.5 million people. We identify 2.4 million people in need. But we realize that the funding streams, our own capacities will make

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