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UNRWA and WFP distribute one-time exceptional food parcels to families in Gaza
12 August 2014
As part of its continued response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, UNRWA has partnered with WFP to provide one-time exceptional food parcels to more than 140,000 families across the Strip. The distribution is being coordinated with the Ministry of Social Affairs as a joint effort to help ensure sufficient...
Press Releases
Bahrain Stands With Gaza
12 August 2014
The Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) of Bahrain has pledged $5.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for reconstruction efforts in the heavily damaged Gaza Strip. In a separate agreement $200,000 worth of urgent essential supplies will also be provided by RCO through UNRWA for Palestinians...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 34
11 August 2014
As of 10 August 2014, the Agency sheltered 236,918 IDPs in 90 UNRWA schools.
Emergency Reports
Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 77
11 August 2014
The period of this update has seen above-average food distribution in Yarmouk from 16 to 24 July, during which UNRWA distributed food parcels to 4,673 civilian families in Yarmouk. UNRWA remains deeply concerned about the desperate humanitarian situation in Yarmouk and appeals to all parties to do everything in their...
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 33
10 August 2014
The IDP numbers climbed from 166,527 to 238,097 IDPs in 90 UNRWA shelters, renewing concerns over the conditions in the schools which are not designed to provide for a long term shelter.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 32
09 August 2014
With the resumption of hostilities, 238,097 IDPs are currently seeking a safe space in 90 UNRWA schools. A new shelter was opened in Maghazi.
Emergency Reports