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The United Nations calls for resolute action on Gaza
08 October 2014
UNRWA has called for political action to resolve the underlying causes of conflict in Gaza and prevent another round of destruction. Speaking on his first visit to Germany since taking over the position of UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl said, “We have moved beyond the realm of humanitarian action alone...
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In the Eye of A Man-made Storm

02 October 2014
When I was awoken by a call from our Gaza director at 6:20 in the morning on July 30, it was instantly clear the news wouldn't be good. And it wasn't. A U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) school sheltering 3,000 displaced people from the raging conflict had just been hit by artillery fire, and many people were...
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Gaza Situation Report 62
24 September 2014
19 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centers for approximately 57,775 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Prioritizes the Safety and Security of Staff and Communities in Gaza
23 September 2014
Casualties often to continue to rise after armed conflicts when unexploded ordnances detonate. These detonations can be caused by either risky behaviour or environmental factors.
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Mercy-USA contributes US$ 275,000 to help Palestinians in Gaza
19 September 2014
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development and UNRWA recently announced a US$ 275,000 agreement to provide emergency relief assistance to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.
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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
18 September 2014
19 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centers for approximately 58,141 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 60
15 September 2014
20 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for more than 62,600 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports
300,000 UNRWA children start school in conflict-ravaged Gaza and Syria
14 September 2014
Nearly 300,000 children went back to UNRWA schools at the start of the school year in Gaza and Syria today. “In Gaza, conflict has profoundly affected the traditional learning environment and delayed the academic year for almost three weeks,” said UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl. "But after the traumatic...
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