Emergency Appeals

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2008
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Approximately 27,000 Palestine refugees were displaced from Nahr el-Bared camp (NBC) and its adjacent areas in northern Lebanon in mid-2007, as a result of the conflict between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the extremist Fatah Al-Islam group. The camp was pounded with heavy artillery and...

Quick-response plan to restore critical services to refugees in Gaza
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2009
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IDF Operation Cast Lead has wrought unprecedented devastation and hardship on an already impoverished population, compounding the effects of an 18 month blockade and tight regime of closures and restrictions on movement that date back to the early 1990s.

Since the start of the IDF...

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2008
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Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank are living in conditions of severe hardship and social distress. A protracted socio-economic crisis, characterized by draconian restrictions on Palestinian movement and the repeated destruction of physical assets, has seen major increases in poverty...

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2010
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The protracted crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), which began with the onset of the Al Aqsa intifada in late-2000, has now raged for almost a decade. During this period, living levels of Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza Strip have slumped, ravaged by a combination of...

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The July 2006 war led to the mass displacement of around 900,000 civilians – nearly one quarter of Lebanon’s population – who were forced to flee their towns and villages as a result of the Israeli bombing campaign of residential areas, particularly in the south and in Beirut’s southern suburbs...