assistance

© UNRWA Photo
27 January 2015
UNRWA has been forced to suspend its cash assistance programme in Gaza to tens of thousands of people for repairs to damaged and destroyed homes and for rental subsidies to the homeless.
Press Releases
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...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 74
18 December 2014
UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for 19,010 IDPs. Under the responsibility of the UNRWA Collective Centre Management Unit (CCMU)
Emergency Reports
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...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 73
14 December 2014
For its emergency operations in Gaza, the Agency is seeking USD 366.6 million, including USD 127 million for emergency shelter, repair and collective centre management, USD 105.6 million for emergency food assistance, and USD 68.6 million for emergency cash-for-work.
Emergency Reports
Gaza City, 27 November 2014
04 December 2014
Shelter assessments and ensuring access to adequate shelter for all Palestine refugee families remains a priority for UNRWA. The Agency estimates a total funding requirement of USD 720 million for transitional shelter cash assistance, reintegration payments, repair and reconstruction of Palestine refugee homes in Gaza...
Emergency Reports
UNRWA students walking to school in Gaza
27 November 2014
As of 25 November, 15,726 families benefited from cash support to undertake self-help shelter repairs and, if their homes are uninhabitable, from transitional shelter cash assistance.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 70
20 November 2014
UNRWA remains extremely concerned about the slow pace of reconstruction and its ability to continue transitional shelter cash assistance and the shelter repair & reconstruction programme through 2015.
Emergency Reports