|Five balloons for a shekel|
|20 October 2011|
Since 2007, a global food crisis has put millions of people in the world’s poorest countries at risk of hunger and malnutrition.
In the occupied Palestinian territory, the poorest of the poor have been badly affected. Soaring unemployment rates and a sharp rise in the cost of living have plunged
|WAMY donates food for poor refugees in Gaza|
|12 October 2011|
UNRWA has received an in-kind contribution of canned meat for poor refugees in Gaza from the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY). The generous contribution of over 180,000 cans of corned beef, worth more than US$ 113,000 has recently arrived in Gaza.
|Urgent renewed UNRWA appeal for Gaza’s emergency programmes|
|13 September 2011|
UNRWA has renewed its appeal for urgently needed emergency assistance in the impoverished Gaza Strip. The appeal for US$ 36 million comes amid protests against reductions in emergency activities that have already been caused by severe funding shortfalls.
|'Feed the Fasting' Ramadan project nears completion in the West Bank and Gaza|
|25 August 2011|
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, in cooperation with UNRWA, this week continued its 'Feed the Fasting’ Ramadan project in the occupied Palestinian territory.
|Japan donates 600 million yen (US $7.7 million) for food aid to Palestine refugees|
|17 August 2011|
The government of Japan has announced a donation of US$ 7.7 million (600 million Japanese yen) towards food aid as part of UNRWA’s social safety-net programme for 2011 and 2012.
|Al Nahyan Foundation donates food supplies to the poor for Ramadan|
|05 August 2011|
UNRWA’s relief and social services programme has launched the first phase of distributing fresh meat to all 19 camps in the West Bank, thanks to the Khalifa Ben Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.
|Saudi Committee dispatches large in-kind food donation to Gaza|
|31 July 2011|
On 31 July, a convoy of trucks carrying food to feed 56,000 families departed from the warehouses of the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization in Amman, bound for the Gaza Strip.
|UNRWA responds to Gaza protests|
|25 July 2011|
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees was forced to close its offices in Gaza City last week as protesters blockaded its entrances, angry at the slashing of UNRWA's emergency programmes.
|Turkey donates flour for poor refugees in Gaza|
|20 July 2011|
UNRWA has received a consignment of more than 6,000 tons of flour from the Republic of Turkey for refugees in Gaza. Distribution of the flour is currently underway and will help feed thousands of poor refugees in the Gaza Strip.
|Kuwait Red Crescent donates to poorest Gaza refugees|
|02 June 2011|
The Kuwait Red Crescent Society has generously donated US$ 250,000 towards meeting the needs of 4,700 abjectly poor Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.