lack of funds

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We were in great distress because of lack of funds, and the nervous strain was tremendous.
RAWALPINDI -- The ongoing developmental projects of RawalpindiAdiala Jail were going in snail pace because lack of funds and negligence of the government.
Rawalpindi -- The ongoing developmental projects of Rawalpindi Adiala Jail were going in snail pace because lack of funds and negligence of the government.
However, a local administration representative said the problem was a lack of will, and not a lack of funds.
Summary: Karachi [Pakistan], Nov 21 (ANI): World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem of Pakistan is forced to reconsider fighting for his country due to lack of funds.
Research by accountancy firm Moore Stephens found that a "persistent" lack of funds from local authorities, coupled with increases to the national living wage had put considerable financial pressure on the sector.
He said work on the tunnel began for the first time in 1975 but it was stopped in 1977 after change of the government on the pretext of lack of funds and other development priorities.
According to Bautista, the lack of funds to relocate these families was delaying work on the North Luzon Expressway-South Luzon Expressway road connector project and the upgrading of water pipes in Quezon City.
The reply from Ian Hudspeth above, explaining, as you might to a five-year-old, the link between a lack of funding and a lack of funds to spend, is well worth a read.
It should be noted that while the WFP is facing a lack of funds for aid, the United States and Turkey announced a program to train terrorists whom they call "moderate opposition" which will cost millions of dollars, and at the same time Turkey receives billions as a country that hosts displaced people, but these funds are funneled to the Turkish government's coffers instead of going to the displaced people who need it.
For one in five Australian businesses a lack of funds was a barrier to innovating, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Karachi -- Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is facing difficulty to run 73 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses under a pilot-project due to lack of funds.