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Mr. Adrian Chadwick, OBE, Regional Director Middle East and North Africa at the British Council, visiting the UNRWA Asma Elementary Co-ed A School in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Sarraj
02 December 2016
UNRWA commenced the distribution of tarpaulin and nylon sheets as part of its emergency preparedness this winter
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Shukri Ali is painting the door of his newly reconstructed house. Shukri’s family completed the reconstruction of their house with support from UNRWA. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj
28 November 2016
A few weeks ago, Shukri Ali’s family completed the reconstruction of their house with support from UNRWA and moved back to their old, still largely damaged neighbourhood
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25 November 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 1.6 million for reconstruction (US$ 1,218,296) and severe repair works (US$ 409,636) to a total of 219 refugee families across Gaza. The benefiting families were able to access their assistance through the local banks. Emergency shelter – including support for home repairs,...
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24 November 2016
In November 2016, UNRWA was able to pay the third quarter transitional shelter cash assistance to all displaced and eligible refugee families in Gaza, whose homes were severely damaged or totally destroyed and rendered uninhabitable during the 2014 conflict
Emergency Reports
Displaced Palestine refugee Saleh Swidan is standing in front of his caravan in eastern Gaza City, where he has lived with his family since his home was totally destroyed in the 2014 conflict. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Sarraj
24 November 2016
UNRWA is in critical need of US$ 5.5 million to provide displaced refugee families in Gaza with the final rental subsidy payment for this year, without which they risk spending the winter in damaged, half-repaired homes or going deeply into debt to pay rent by themselves
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18 November 2016
On 14 and 15 November, the UNRWA Advisory Commission met in Amman, Jordan for its biannual meeting, to discuss key challenges and opportunities in the Agency’s five fields of operation
Emergency Reports
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10 November 2016
More than two years after the end of the 2014 conflict in Gaza – the most devastating of the three conflicts in the past seven years, the reconstruction and recovery of Gaza has made progress yet many challenges remain
Emergency Reports
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03 November 2016
Palestine refugees in Gaza continue to experience high levels of stress and distresses as a result of the 2014 conflict and the economic, social and psychological impacts of the blockade
Emergency Reports
03 November 2016
UNRWA disbursed over US$ 1.46 million for reconstruction and severe repair works to 299 refugee families across the Gaza Strip
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