Gaza

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.
Features
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.
Press Releases
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...
Press Releases
Statement of the Commissioner-General on the opening of the school year in Gaza
14 September 2014
As we start the school year, let us first join together in honoring the memory of the 500 children killed during the conflict - an average of ten a day. Let us remember and honor the 3,000 injured children, of which the UN believes 1,000 will have some form of physical disability for the rest of their lives. The...
Official Statements
Gaza Situation Report 59
11 September 2014
26 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for more than 65,700 internally displaced persons. The number of the internally displaced people in UNRWA schools remains higher than the number sheltered during the peak of the hostilities from 27 December 2008 to 19 January 2009.
Emergency Reports
Fact Sheet: Shelter Assessments and Assistance Packages
11 September 2014
Shelter Assessments As part of their continued assistance to Palestinian families in Gaza, the National Consensus Government’s Ministry of Public Works, in partnership with UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency) and UNDP (the United Nations Development Programme) have commenced joint shelter assessments of...
Official Statements
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
09 September 2014
Since the beginning of August, UNRWA has been rolling out a hygiene and water campaign in its shelters in Gaza. The campaign is designed to help displaced persons take responsibility for promoting clean shelters, in order to prevent a large scale outbreak of diseases, such as water-borne infections as well as lice and...
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