|Major Food Donation to the Palestinians from Brazil
|28 April 2013|
Brazil’s major rice producing state, Rio Grande do Sul, through the Federal Government of Brazil, has donated 11.500 metric tons of rice stocks to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The announcement was made in Jerusalem’s Shufa’at refugee camp
|Behind the Scenes at UNRWA|
|25 February 2013|
Tony Salman’s day begins at 7am with few breaks in between. Checking the various warehouses, inspecting imports, examining trucks and taking care of the distribution of food to vulnerable Palestinians..
|Germany donates an additional EUR 7 million for food aid to Gaza|
|08 January 2013|
The government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed an additional EUR 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in response to the Agency’s call for emergency food aid to Gaza’s poor. EUR 4 million are designated for UNRWA’s food aid programme, while the other EUR 3 million are earmarked for supplementary school meals in Gaza schools.
|Japan gives USD 7.7 million for food aid to UNRWA|
|12 December 2012|
The Government of Japan is to give USD 7.7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for food distributions to Palestine refugees across the Middle East.
|UN workers rebuild shattered food distribution centre in Gaza amid the violence; distributions continue|
|20 November 2012|
Workers at UNRWA have rebuilt a badly-damaged food distribution centre in the Jabalia refugee camp, partially destroyed by an Israeli airstrike. This has allowed distributions to continue to thousands of beneficiaries.
|UAE Red Crescent provides sheep for Gaza families during Eid el Adha |
|25 October 2012|
The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) has generously donated USD 54,451 towards the distribution of sheep for poor families in Gaza during the Muslim feast of Eid el Adha.
|Germany donates an additional EUR 600,000 for Gaza emergency food aid|
|25 October 2012|
The German government has announced an additional donation of EUR 600,000 to UNRWA. The contribution will provide emergency food aid to 667,500 Palestine refugees in Gaza.
|Young volunteers support UNRWA’s relief efforts for Palestine refugees|
|19 October 2012|
Hundreds of young people from Palestinian camps in Syria have joined UNRWA in a humanitarian effort to provide emergency food baskets to Palestine refugees in embattled parts of the country.
|Regional Spanish government gives EUR 40,000 to food for schoolchildren|
|17 September 2012|
For the third year running, the Spanish regional government of Aragón has donated EUR 40,000 to UNRWA’s school feeding programme, which provides a daily menu for up to 221,000 schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip.
|OFID contributes USD 500,000 for emergency food aid in Gaza|
|15 August 2012|
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has donated USD 500,000 to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) emergency food distribution programme in Gaza.