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Mind-blowing: four months after conflict, Gaza mental health in crisis
11 March 2013
Four months after the conflict in Gaza, we report from UNRWA’s health centre in Jabalia, northern Gaza, on disturbing post-traumatic stress figures from UNRWA’s Health Department. Read the painful human stories behind the statistics.
Refugee, abuse victim, Palestinian: Aesha’s story
08 March 2013
Since getting married as a young woman, Aesha has had what many would think of as a difficult life. A former victim of domestic abuse, her broad smile belies the hardship she has endured in the past.
American Friends of UNRWA representatives join villagers in planting olive trees
06 March 2013
Representatives from American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) joined workers from UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) in planting olive trees in the West Bank village of Jalqmous near Jenin.
Palestinian mother and ill newborn face perilous future in Syria
01 March 2013
Amidst the bustle of an UNRWA centre for Palestinian and Syrian refugees at Jaramana camp, just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, a young woman holds a baby boy, born amid the rubble of war.
Four months on from the conflict, patients and counsellors discuss post-traumatic stress in Gaza
28 February 2013
UNRWA’s health centre in Jabalia, northern Gaza, receives some 2,000 patients a day. We hear from some of the centre's counsellors and patients on the after-effects of the conflict.