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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
09 September 2014
Since the beginning of August, UNRWA has been rolling out a hygiene and water campaign in its shelters in Gaza. The campaign is designed to help displaced persons take responsibility for promoting clean shelters, in order to prevent a large scale outbreak of diseases, such as water-borne infections as well as lice and...
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Wafa Nassman of UNRWA’s Logistics Team is making sure that aid gets to those who need it most.
09 September 2014
Coordinating more than 30 truckloads of vital supplies is all in a day’s work for Wafa Nassman and her colleagues. As a logistics assistant with UNRWA in Gaza, Wafa has expanded her usual role and responsibilities to facilitate customs requirements, navigate border crossings and help coordinate the distribution of...
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UNRWA Archives
04 September 2014
As the people of Gaza emerge from 50 days of conflict, one group of women will be using their talent and creativity to bring much needed income to their families, while at the same time sharing traditional Palestinian art with the wider world.
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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
03 September 2014
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Advisory Commission conducted a field visit to Gaza on 3 September for AdCom Members. During the visit, the group drove from Salah Al Din Road to the Eastern Road and Shuja'iyya, and received and briefing in the car via radio by Mumen Shahin, DeputyChief Area Officer followed by...
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UNRWA Stands with the Children of Gaza at the Start of a New School Year UNRWA Stands with the Children of Gaza at the Start of a New School Year
27 August 2014
It is early on Sunday morning and the sound of school bells can be heard. Playgrounds are full. Students are in lines singing the Palestinian national anthem. Teachers are supervising activities. Speeches are being delivered. This, however, is not a typical school assembly, as falls on day 48 of a war that has seen...
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