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Urgent Funding required to address unprecedented destruction in the Gaza Strip. © UNRWA/Shareef Sarhan

Urgent Funding required to address unprecedented destruction in Gaza

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

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...
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German Development Bank and UNRWA signe EUR 25m in agreementsto support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon

German Development Bank supports 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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15 December 2014
The Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA have initiated a new course of social and sporting activities for Palestine refugee children attending UNRWA schools in Gaza and the West Bank.
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Gaza Situation Report 73

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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Margot Ellis, UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General

UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General launches oPt Emergency Appeal

09 December 2014
Geneva, Distinguished Guests, It is with a great sense of disappointment that 2014 is ending as yet another year without a durable solution to the plight of Palestine refugees. This year has bourne witness to violent conflict in the occupied Palestinian Territory that has yet again caused the irreparable and...
Official Statements
UNRWA Emergency Appeal calls for US$ 414 million to support refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory

$ 414 million emergency appeal to support oPt refugees launched

09 December 2014
UNRWA has launched an emergency appeal for US$ 414 million to support Palestine refugees living in the occupied Palestinian territory.
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05 December 2014
UNRWA today welcomed a donation of US$ 1 million from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The contribution will support emergency needs in Gaza, including reconstruction. The Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United Nations, Ambassador Masood Khan, presented the...
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