The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

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**Questions and Answers

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Question:  Another question.  UNRWA [United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East], the… Mr. Mad… Mladenov mentioned UNRWA and that it was short of money.  Do you have any further details on how short they are and…?

Spokesman:  No.  We can get some hard data from UNRWA.  Okay.  Señor?

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For information media. Not an official record.