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Gaza Situation Report 22
30 July 2014
30 July 2014 | Issue No. 22 Nothing and nobody is safe in Gaza. To date, seven UNRWA staff members were killed. This morning, for at least the sixth time, one of UNRWA’s emergency shelters has been struck. In accordance with international law, including the 1946 Convention on Privileges and Immunities of the United...
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Strongly Condemns Israeli Shelling of Its School in Gaza as a Serious Violation of International Law
30 July 2014
Last night, children were killed as they slept next to their parents on the floor of a classroom in a UN designated shelter in Gaza. Children killed in their sleep; this is an affront to all of us, a source of universal shame. Today the world stands disgraced. We have visited the site and gathered evidence. We have...
Official Statements
Gaza Situation Report 21
29 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 182,604 in 82 schools.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 20
29 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 170,461 in 82 schools.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 19
27 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 167,269 in 83 schools.
Emergency Reports
Queen Rania and Commissioner-General Discuss Support for Gaza
27 July 2014
As violence in the Gaza Strip seriously worsens the plight of the 1.8 million people trapped in the coastal enclave, support and solidarity from the international community becomes increasingly important. On 27 July UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl met at UNRWA Headquarters in...
Press Releases
Protect the People of Gaza: Join the Ceasefire4Gaza Thunderclap
26 July 2014
For the third time in less than six years, the Gaza Strip is suffering a horrific round of violence. Israeli air strikes and a ground offensive are devastating human life and civilian infrastructure, compounding the effects of seven years of blockade and isolation and increasing the toll – physical, financial,...
Features
Gaza Situation Report 18
26 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 162,862 in 83 schools.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 17
25 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 150,137 in 84 schools.
Emergency Reports
Tkiyet Um Ali Moves Quickly for 75,000 Displaced Gazans
25 July 2014
In response to an appeal from the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA) for emergency food supplies to help Palestinians displaced by the escalating violence and conflict in Gaza, Jordanian NGO Tkiyet Um Ali (TUA) has donated 15,000 family rations, which will help UNRWA feed 75,000 people for...
Press Releases