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Osama al-Sirsawi sits in front of his rented home with his child in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
Between 7 July and 26 August 2014, the Gaza Strip experienced the deadliest and most devastating round of hostilities since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967; two years on, most people and institutions are still struggling to cope with their immense losses, reports the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Besides the massive damage to the enclave’s infrastructure – including hospitals, water and electricity networks, and streets – some 12,500 housing units were totally destroyed and around 6,500 homes were severely damaged; over 19,000 housing units were...
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On 16 July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 33 different locations across the West Bank to help strengthen the resilience of 3,000 vulnerable Palestine refugee children and youth
UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson and Jericho Governor Majed Fitiani inaugurate the infrastructure project in Ein el-Sultan camp in the West Bank. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
UNRWA and local partners marked the inauguration of an infrastructure project targeting one of the main streets in Ein el-Sultan camp located in Jericho in the West Bank
UNRWA Siblin Training Centre graduation ceremonies, July 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
The UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (STC) held two commencement ceremonies for the 2015/16 academic year, honouring the 482 students graduating from its South and North campuses with expertise in over 22 specializations
Al-Neirabein School, Mazzeh, Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
Giving children access inclusive quality education provides them with the opportunity to change their lives for the better. Educate A Child (EAC) is a worldwide initiative launched by Qatar’s Education Above All Foundation that aims to reduce the number of children denied their right to education. Since 2013, UNRWA and EAC have been working in partnership to ensure quality education for all Palestine refugee students affected by the conflict in Syria through its Education in Emergencies programme. With a generous EAC contribution of US$ 4.9 million, the Agency has worked hard to reach...
Yalda Distribution Point, Yalda, Southern Damascus, Syria, February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
The United States is contributing US$ 25 million to UNRWA in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal. The funds will support emergency operations in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan
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UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson and Jericho Governor Majed Fitiani inaugurate the infrastructure project in Ein el-Sultan camp in the West Bank. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
23 August 2016
On Tuesday, the United Nations Relief and Works...
09 August 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl...
Osama al-Sirsawi sits in front of his rented home with his child in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
26 August 2016
Between 7 July and 26 August 2014, the Gaza Strip...
25 August 2016
Under the theme 'Draw your Dream for Gaza 2020',...
24 August 2016
On a hot July morning, Mohammad-Raddi Henawi...
23 August 2016
UNRWA is gravely concerned about the death of a...
25 July 2016
UNRWA is deeply concerned about the humanitarian...
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25 August 2016
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17 August 2016
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12 August 2016
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