© UNRWA/Shareef Sarhan
13 January 2015
The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, H.E José Manuel García-Margallo, visited Gaza today to see firsthand the situation following last summer’s conflict and to hear about the long-term humanitarian and political support required to help families in Gaza recover and rebuild. He also was interested...
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03 December 2014
The Andalusian International Cooperation Agency (AACID) has signed a EUR 800,000 (US$ 1 million) agreement with UNRWA for the fifth consecutive year to support the Agency’s maternal and child healthcare programme in Gaza and the West Bank, and for Palestine refugees who have displaced from Syria. The 12-month project...
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Yarmouk residents gathered to await a food distribution from UNRWA in January 2014. © UNRWA Archives
05 January 2015
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) provided a US$ 50,000 grant to UNRWA through American Friends of UNRWA (UNRWA USA) in July 2014, contributing to the critical UNRWA food assistance programme for Palestine refugees in Syria. With this funding, UNRWA was able to provide parcels containing 10 days of food...
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31 December 2014
The last of nine shipments of wheat flour donated by Turkey to Gaza in 2014 has arrived in the coastal strip. The full donation of 15,000 metric tonnes, donated by the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of the Prime Ministry of the Republic of Turkey (AFAD), is worth US$ 6.25 million and will feed more than...
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JICA supports sanitation for internally-displaced persons in Gaza
24 December 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided UNRWA with 137 cubic meters of chlorine, which is essential for water and sanitation activities in UNRWA-managed collective centres in the Gaza Strip.
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Jaramana Temporary Collective Shelter, Jaramana Camp Damascus. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 2014.
22 December 2014
The Navarra Regional Government, in Spain, is donating EUR 120,000 (US$ 146,000) to UNRWA for the purchase hygiene kits for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria. This is the second contribution from the Navarra Regional Government for hygiene kits and will help maintain health standards for some of the most...
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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 $4.7 million) to the UNRWA Flash Appeal for Gaza. This funding will help UNRWA meet the urgent shelter needs of Palestine refugees in Gaza as winter sets in – it is enough to provide rental...
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A woman washes her clothes at Jaramana Camp Collective Shelter, Damascus. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 2014.
14 December 2014
Bilbao Local Council, in Spain, is donating EUR 25,000 (US$ 30,000) to purchase hygiene kits for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria. The project will help mitigate the impact of the conflict on some of the most vulnerable people in Syria. Since the beginning of the conflict in 2011, hundreds of thousands of...
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05 December 2014
UNRWA today welcomed a donation of US$ 1 million from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The contribution will support emergency needs in Gaza, including reconstruction. The Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United Nations, Ambassador Masood Khan, presented the...
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