Gaza

Twenty-year old Fares Sani is measuring window glass before cutting it, in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan‬
19 June 2015
The UNRWA Maintenance Office in Jabalia, northern Gaza, is full of old blue UNRWA school doors waiting for a makeover, piles of window glass, large white paint buckets, and other material necessary to keep UNRWA facilities in good working condition. Standing amid the material are two 20-year-old Palestine refugees -...
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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) team member Mohammed Atallah shares his experience with other Collective Centre Management Unit staff during a training on ‘lessons learned‘ held on 26 April in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
06 May 2015
“The most important output from this training is to find and discuss the most successful approaches in the management of UNRWA Collective Centres,” said Ansa Masaud, head of the UNRWA Collective Centres Management Unit (CCMU) at the beginning of a ‘lessons learned’ event held on 26 April for 25 UNRWA staff members in...
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Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Yoshio Nekozuka during a presentation to Al Rimal Health Centre medical team on the type of exercises that alleviate the lower back pain. © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Mohamed Al Hinawi
05 May 2016
From 10 to 14 April 2016, two Japanese medical experts visited UNRWA health centres in Gaza city and Khan Younis to provide medical consultations for refugee patients who complained from lower back pain
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Director of UNRWA operations, Mr. Bo Schack with ambassador Kattouf, president of AMIDEAST on the graduation ceremony of the English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016 Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
03 May 2016
Director of UNRWA operations, Mr. Bo Schack attended the graduation ceremony of 200 UNRWA students who had passed the English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016, held at Al Mashtal hotel in Gaza on Thursday, 14 April 2016. The programme is a two-year- English Language programme that aims to increase the...
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28 April 2016
In April 2016, UNRWA commenced the second round of its food distribution, which runs until June 2016, and for the first time provides the new and improved food baskets to over 930,000 Palestine refugees.
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A medical team from Beach Health Centre conduct regular check-ups for elderly women at the Beach Women Programme Centre (WPC) on World Health Day, 7 April 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Mohamed El Hinawi
28 April 2016
On the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April, awareness sessions for approximately 440 elderly persons under the theme ‘Beat Diabetes – Halt the Rise’ were organized by the UNRWA relief and social services programme in Gaza
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Director of UNRWA Operation Gaza, Mr. Bo Scahck  with Senior External Relations and Projects Officer Mr. Munir Manneh flying the flags of Palestine and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the opening ceremony of Jabalia elementary girls’ school (A&B)  funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD). Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
27 April 2016
With the support of the Saudi Fund for Development, UNRWA inaugurated the new building of Jabalia elementary girls school A&B in northern Gaza
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15-year-old Palestine refugee Inas Nofal is preparing for her daily four-hour training session in Al Maghazi camp, central Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
27 April 2016
15-year-old Palestine refugee Inas Nofal, from Al Maghazi camp in central Gaza, dreams about becoming a famous marathon runner
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
22 April 2016
The Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA continue with their project, ‘Social Sports Schools in the ocupied Palestinian territory (Gaza and West Bank)’
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