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JICA supports sanitation for internally-displaced persons in Gaza
24 December 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided UNRWA with 137 cubic meters of chlorine, which is essential for water and sanitation activities in UNRWA-managed collective centres in the Gaza Strip.
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Jaramana Temporary Collective Shelter, Jaramana Camp Damascus. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 2014.
22 December 2014
The Navarra Regional Government, in Spain, is donating EUR 120,000 (US$ 146,000) to UNRWA for the purchase hygiene kits for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria. This is the second contribution from the Navarra Regional Government for hygiene kits and will help maintain health standards for some of the most...
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22 December 2014
The Bizkaia Regional Government has contributed EUR 118,000 (US$ 151,000) to an UNRWA project designed to prevent and protect women in the Gaza Strip from gender-based violence. Gender-based violence affects many women in the Gaza Strip. While there is limited data about this kind of violence, a 2011 study* from the...
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Young boy in Qabr Essit camp, December 2014. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad
18 December 2014
The 2015 UNRWA appeal for the Syria regional crisis, outlines the need for US$ 415.4 million to meet the minimum needs of Palestine refugees suffering profound hardship as a result of the conflict in Syria.
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Urgent Funding required to address unprecedented destruction in the Gaza Strip. © UNRWA/Shareef Sarhan
18 December 2014
More than twice as many refugee family homes in Gaza were damaged or destroyed during this summer’s conflict than had initially been estimated, according to the technical assessment just completed by UNRWA. “Based on satellite imagery and preliminary field work conducted immediately after the conflict we estimated...
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