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Gaza Situation Report 51
28 August 2014
The number of IDPs staying in UNRWA shelters is 52,235. 60 shelters remain open
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 50
28 August 2014
The number of IDPs staying in UNRWA shelters is 54,261. 78 shelters remained open
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Stands with the Children of Gaza at the Start of a New School Year UNRWA Stands with the Children of Gaza at the Start of a New School Year
27 August 2014
It is early on Sunday morning and the sound of school bells can be heard. Playgrounds are full. Students are in lines singing the Palestinian national anthem. Teachers are supervising activities. Speeches are being delivered. This, however, is not a typical school assembly, as falls on day 48 of a war that has seen...
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Gaza Situation Report 49
27 August 2014
UNRWA is seeking a total of US$ 295.4 million as the increasing scale of the crisis means that more civilians are relying on UNRWA for help
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
26 August 2014
UNRWA asks for US$ 295.4 million in a new Gaza emergency appeal There are now approximately 300,000 people crowding into 85 UNRWA schools in Gaza – a number never before seen in Gaza’s history. The collapse of ceasefire talks in Cairo on 18 August led to the seventh week of hostilities, with violence at an intensity...
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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
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Islamic Relief USA Supports UNRWA
26 August 2014
Islamic Relief USA and UNRWA recently announced an agreement for the provision of emergency food assistance and emergency non-food items, worth a total of US$ 6,000,000, to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip. This contribution will provide three months coverage of food needs to 140,729 individuals and distribution...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 48
26 August 2014
Last night, 283,220 displaced people took refuge in 85 UNRWA schools.
Emergency Reports
Uta Filz, UNRWA Archives
25 August 2014
If you would meet Dr. Mohammed El Aydi in his tiny office in Khan Younis, he would propably go out of his way to serve you the best food in the Gaza Strip. You would have to beg him to stick to tea and felafel whilst he would take the time to tell you all about UNRWA in Khan Younis, conflict resolution, social justice...
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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
25 August 2014
UNRWA staff in Gaza face the same danger and loss as the people they serve. Staff have lost colleagues, family and friends. They have had their homes destroyed and their lives devastated. Over the course of the military escalation, at least 475 children are reported to have been killed. One UNRWA staff member, Amjad...
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