emergency

13 April 2015
US$ 1.94 million in funding became available for UNRWA cash assistance for supporting home repairs of minor damages or transitional rental subsidies and will reach 2,698 families across the Gaza Strip this week. They will access the payments through local banks. Emergency shelter – including support for home repairs,...
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09 April 2015
31 March – 07 April 2015 | Issue 87 The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People convened a seminar on assistance to the Palestinian people , held from 31 March to 1 April in Vienna, Austria. The topic of the conference was “speeding up relief, recovery and...
Emergency Reports
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08 April 2015
“I felt so happy to see the smile on girls’ faces when I was distributing school kits to them in Talbieh school,” Diala says. Diala Amer Fayez Kakish, 16, is a 10th grade student at Raha International School in Abu Dhabi. She recently donated 210 school kits to students at the UNRWA Talbieh Girls’ School. Diala...
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03 April 2015
24 – 31 March 2015 | Issue 86 From 24 to 26 March, an UNRWA delegation led by Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl attended the 12th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition ( DIHAD 2015 ), which was held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice...
Emergency Reports
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27 March 2015
UNRWA commenced an exceptional food distribution on 22 March as part of its continued early recovery response to the summer 2014 conflict. On the first day of distribution 3,302 families collected food parcels. Over the first four days a total of 15,299 parcels of flour, rice and oil, or approximately a third of the...
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A young student reads aided by a solar light in the Khan Younis Prep Boys D Collective Centre, Gaza Strip. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
27 March 2015
Portable solar lights, recently distributed amid ongoing power shortages, have done much to improve the living conditions of Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip, who are still living in UNRWA collective centres some six months since the end of the July/August 2014 conflict. In Khan Younis, in the southern region of...
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© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
26 March 2015
UNRWA provided 831 families with rental subsidies (Transitional Shelter Cash Assistance, TSCA) and 154 families with payments for severe repairs, both with funds totalling US $1.2 million from the German Development Bank KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau).
Emergency Reports
25 March 2015
As part of its continued early recovery response to the summer 2014 conflict in Gaza, UNRWA is providing exceptional food parcels to approximately 47,000 families across the Strip.
Press Releases
25 March 2015
US$1.2 million in funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German KfW Development Bank, available for rental subsidies and cash assistance for supporting home repairs, will reach 985 affected families across the Gaza Strip this week. They will access their...
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