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23 November 2012
The Government of Sweden has donated USD 2.3 million (SEK 15 million) to UNRWA’s emergency response in the coastal enclave following last week’s escalation of violence. The funding will help provide urgent assistance to thousands of Gazans.
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22 November 2012
In an effort to provide care to injured Palestine refugees, UNRWA donated USD 400,000 worth of medication and medical supplies from its stock to the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist health centres across the Gaza Strip.
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22 November 2012
Just hours after the ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was announced, UNRWA returned to work in the war-scarred Gaza Strip. UNRWA schools, where some 10,000 people displaced by the violence took refuge, are now virtually empty as families returned to their homes to take stock of the damage.
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22 November 2012
The Israeli military operation intensified during the last hours before the ceasefire, causing further damage and destruction. Negotiations supported by Egypt and the United States resulted in the announcement of a ceasefire at 21:00 on Wednesday.
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21 November 2012
For the eighth consecutive day, intensive IAF strikes, heavy tank shelling and Israeli navy fire are causing destruction and devastation. Massive explosions have been heard throughout the Gaza Strip.
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