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A group of children enjoying their time at Sharmpark, during the recreational trips conducted by UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme (RSSP) in Gaza. Photo credit: © UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by: Tamer Hamam.
From 7 to 14 August 2016, UNRWA Gaza, through its Relief and Social Services Programme (RSSP) and as part of its intervention to support orphaned * children after the 2014 hostilities in Gaza, recreational trips were arranged. A total of 1,000 vulnerable children and their mothers participated infiverecreational daysinthe Gaza Strip. Thesetrips aimed at providing support to the children, along with providing them with cash, clothes and vocational training. The recreational trips to Sharm park resort in the Middle areaincluded a number of the activities suchas playing games, clown...
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
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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
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A group of children enjoying their time at Sharmpark, during the recreational trips conducted by UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme (RSSP) in Gaza. Photo credit: © UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by: Tamer Hamam.
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25 August 2016
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