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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2007
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On 4 June 2007 UNRWA launched a Flash Appeal for US $12.7 million to address the urgent needs of thousands of displaced Palestine refugees and their host families. So far the response of the international community has been very generous and some US $17,000,000 was been pledged.

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2007
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Since late-2000, the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has been in deep crisis. The collapse of the economy, brought on by severe and sustained restrictions on access and movement of Palestinian goods and persons, has seen dramatic declines in living conditions, with soaring unemployment and...