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Protect the People of Gaza: Join the Ceasefire4Gaza Thunderclap
26 July 2014
For the third time in less than six years, the Gaza Strip is suffering a horrific round of violence. Israeli air strikes and a ground offensive are devastating human life and civilian infrastructure, compounding the effects of seven years of blockade and isolation and increasing the toll – physical, financial,...
Features
Gaza Situation Report 18
26 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 162,862 in 83 schools.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 17
25 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 150,137 in 84 schools.
Emergency Reports
Tkiyet Um Ali Moves Quickly for 75,000 Displaced Gazans
25 July 2014
In response to an appeal from the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA) for emergency food supplies to help Palestinians displaced by the escalating violence and conflict in Gaza, Jordanian NGO Tkiyet Um Ali (TUA) has donated 15,000 family rations, which will help UNRWA feed 75,000 people for...
Press Releases
Statement by the UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
24 July 2014
The scenes of carnage and human suffering that we witnessed today at our elementary school in Beit Hanoun were so appalling and intolerable, that it is difficult to find the words to convey adequately my indignation. As has happened so many times in this pitiless conflict, civilians are paying the highest price of the...
Official Statements
Gaza Situation Report 16
24 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 141,338 in 83 schools.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 15
23 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 117,468 in 77 schools.
Emergency Reports
Palestine refugee students attend remedial classes to prepare for the 2014-2015 school year. Damascus, July 2014.
23 July 2014
More than half a million Palestine refugees are affected directly by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response to the crisis aims to maintain access to UNRWA services and preserve refugees' resilience through targeted relief.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 14
22 July 2014
The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools now exceeds 118,300 in 69 schools.
Emergency Reports
Over 100,000 Displaced: UNRWA Appeals for Support
22 July 2014
As the violence engulfing Gaza enters its third week, Palestinians throughout the small coastal territory are being affected in ever-growing numbers. The ground offensive launched by the Israeli military only compounds the destruction and suffering already caused by shelling from land, air and sea. With hundreds dead...
Press Releases