Tel Aviv’s Last Refuge for African Migrant Women and Their Children Faces Closure

Unless alternative funding is found, the women from Eritrea and Ethiopia who live there with their children - 19 in all - could end up on the street.

A shelter for single refugee mothers and their children in south Tel Aviv may have to close, after the UN Refugee Agency announced it will end its financial support for the program at the end of the year. Unless alternative funding is found, the dozen-plus women from Eritrea and Ethiopia who live there with their children - 19 in all - could end up on the street.