JICA supports sanitation for internally-displaced persons in Gaza
24 December 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided UNRWA with 137 cubic meters of chlorine, which is essential for water and sanitation activities in UNRWA-managed collective centres in the Gaza Strip.
Press Releases
22 December 2014
The Bizkaia Regional Government has contributed EUR 118,000 (US$ 151,000) to an UNRWA project designed to prevent and protect women in the Gaza Strip from gender-based violence. Gender-based violence affects many women in the Gaza Strip. While there is limited data about this kind of violence, a 2011 study* from the...
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Urgent Funding required to address unprecedented destruction in the Gaza Strip. © UNRWA/Shareef Sarhan
18 December 2014
More than twice as many refugee family homes in Gaza were damaged or destroyed during this summer’s conflict than had initially been estimated, according to the technical assessment just completed by UNRWA. “Based on satellite imagery and preliminary field work conducted immediately after the conflict we estimated...
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Gaza Situation Report 74
18 December 2014
UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for 19,010 IDPs. Under the responsibility of the UNRWA Collective Centre Management Unit (CCMU)
Emergency Reports
17 December 2014
The Government of the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), has contributed a further US $4.7 million) to the UNRWA Flash Appeal for Gaza. This funding will help UNRWA meet the urgent shelter needs of Palestine refugees in Gaza as winter sets in – it is enough to provide rental...
Press Releases
16 December 2014
Azuqueca de Henares Local Council has contributed to the UNRWA Gaza Flash Appeal through the provision of psychosocial support for some of the people most affected by the summer’s conflict. The project supported by Azuqueca Local Council will contribute to improving the resilience of internally displaced persons and...
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German Development Bank and UNRWA signe EUR 25m in agreementsto support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon
15 December 2014
The German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA signed two agreements worth a total of EUR 25 million ($ 31.3 million) to support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon. EUR 20 million ($ 25 million) provided by KfW on behalf of the Government of Germany will fund cash assistance for temporary shelter, as well as major...
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Gaza Situation Report 73
14 December 2014
For its emergency operations in Gaza, the Agency is seeking USD 366.6 million, including USD 127 million for emergency shelter, repair and collective centre management, USD 105.6 million for emergency food assistance, and USD 68.6 million for emergency cash-for-work.
Emergency Reports
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