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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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17 December 2014
The Government of the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), has contributed a further US $4.7 million) to the UNRWA Flash Appeal for Gaza. This funding will help UNRWA meet the urgent shelter needs of Palestine refugees in Gaza as winter sets in – it is enough to provide rental...
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16 December 2014
Azuqueca de Henares Local Council has contributed to the UNRWA Gaza Flash Appeal through the provision of psychosocial support for some of the people most affected by the summer’s conflict. The project supported by Azuqueca Local Council will contribute to improving the resilience of internally displaced persons and...
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German Development Bank and UNRWA signe EUR 25m in agreementsto support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon
15 December 2014
The German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA signed two agreements worth a total of EUR 25 million ($ 31.3 million) to support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon. EUR 20 million ($ 25 million) provided by KfW on behalf of the Government of Germany will fund cash assistance for temporary shelter, as well as major...
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15 December 2014
The Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA have initiated a new course of social and sporting activities for Palestine refugee children attending UNRWA schools in Gaza and the West Bank.
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