|West Bank youth raise funds for Gaza|
|23 January 2013|
A group of young Palestinians in the West Bank have raised thousands of dollars through a benefit concert for the children’s ward at Al-Shifa, the Gaza Strip’s main hospital.
|Belgium: A strong supporter of Palestine refugees|
|22 January 2013|
In order to provide services to nearly five million Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria, UNRWA relies almost entirely on voluntary contributions from its international partners.
|Serious upsurge of post-conflict trauma in Gaza, says UN|
|22 January 2013|
The incidence of psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Gaza has risen by more than 100 per cent following the recent conflict there, according to new figures from UNRWA.
|EU contributes EUR 14 million to help
UNRWA create thousands of new jobs in Gaza
|18 January 2013|
The European Union (EU) announced today a contribution of EUR 14 million to the job creation programme (JCP) of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Gaza Field Office, provided through a strategic tool of the EU known as the Instrument for Stability (IfS).
|Girl from Gaza takes first prize in international maths competition|
|15 January 2013|
Gaza’s children affirmed their place at the forefront of creativity and innovation last week, as a 14-year-old girl from Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza, took first place in an international maths competition featuring the best young brains from all around the world.
|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 donates additional USD 2 million to UNRWA|
|26 December 2012|
The Government of Japan has contributed an additional USD 2 million to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) emergency work in the Gaza Strip. This donation comes in response to the Agency’s call for support for Palestine refugees recovering from the recent violence.
|Germany donates additional EUR 3 million for Gaza schools|
|20 December 2012|
The Government of Germany through the German Development Bank (KfW) contributed this week EUR 3 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) during a signing ceremony in East Jerusalem. The funds will be used to construct two UNRWA schools in the Gaza Strip.
|Gaza marathon 2013 now open for runners, UNRWA announces|
|17 December 2012|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has opened the registration for the 2013 Gaza Marathon: a 42-kilometre run along the coastline of the Gaza Strip in April next year.
|Rasha’s dreams lost in rubble after recent conflict|
|12 December 2012|
More than half of the population of Gaza is under the age of 18. For these 800,000 boys and girls, daily life is characterised by conflict, poverty, loss of hope, and little freedom of choice or movement.