emergency

© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
19 March 2015
In January 2015, UNRWA was forced to suspend its cash assistance programme supporting repairs and providing rental subsidies to Palestine refugee families in Gaza.
Emergency Reports
 An UNRWA counsellor encourages fifth grade students at the UNRWA Gaza elementary co-ed school B in Gaza City to explore their thoughts and feelings through innovative Community Mental Health Programme training on Thursday, 12 March, 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwin
16 March 2015
Gaza More young people in the Gaza Strip are learning how to deal with stress and trauma than ever before, according to UNRWA. The trend towards empowering vulnerable refugee children in Gaza to better cope with the extreme challenges they face on a daily basis has seen a greater academic focus in schools and...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 83
12 March 2015
UNRWA teamed up with local artists to paint murals across the Gaza Strip in celebration of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015
Emergency Reports
Photo Caption: UNRWA School, Husseinyeh, February 2015 Syria © 2014 UNRWA by Taghrid Mohammed
10 March 2015
‘Syria: Alienation and Violence, Impact of the Syria Crisis Report’ produced by the Syrian Centre for Policy Research (SCPR) with the support of UNDP and UNRWA, reveals the extent of dramatic setbacks in human and economic development as Syria has been ravaged by war. The average life expectancy for Syrians in 2014...
Press Releases
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
06 March 2015
“We must not fail in Gaza” is the title of a statement issued on 26 February and signed by 30 international aid agencies working in Gaza – including UNRWA.
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) receives a donation for Gaza from UNRWA staff in Jordan, presented by Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies (centre) and staff union Chairman Riyad Zieghan. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
02 March 2015
Members of the UNRWA staff union in Jordan gathered in Amman in December 2014 to hand over a US$ 175,000 cheque to UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl. UNRWA staff and students in Jordan collected the money and other in-kind gifts to demonstrate their solidarity with the people of Gaza. The donations were in...
Features
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
27 February 2015
A rigorous hygiene campaign is playing a key role preventing any major disease outbreaks in Collective Centres, some eight months since displaced people first sought shelter from the July/August 2014 hostilities.
Press Releases
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
26 February 2015
17 February – 24 February | issue 81 26 February marks six months since the ceasefire. It is also now four months since donors pledged millions of dollars for Gaza’s reconstruction. Virtually none of this has materialized. Due to lack of funds, UNRWA in January 2015 was forced to suspend its cash assistance programme...
Emergency Reports