Gaza

A group of children enjoying their time at Sharm Park, during the recreational trips organized by the UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
29 August 2016
UNRWA organized recreational trips for a total of 1,000 vulnerable children from the Gaza Strip, with support from Islamic Relief USA
Features
Osama al-Sirsawi sits in front of his rented home with his child in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
26 August 2016
Between 7 July and 26 August 2014, the Gaza Strip experienced the deadliest and most devastating round of hostilities since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967; two years on, most people and institutions are still struggling to cope with their immense losses, reports the Office for the Coordination of...
Features
26 August 2016
The circumstances around the incident raise serious questions about the conduct of military operations in relation to obligations under international humanitarian law and respect for the inviolability and sanctity of United Nations premises under international law
Official Statements
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
25 August 2016
16 August – 23 August 2016 | Issue 158 “I was rising and growing, but now the time came to fall down and present myself to the world. I am very excited; I wonder, am I soft and does everyone love me? My grandmother told me that all the people on the ground will love me. I am a drop of water.” From the story “I am a...
Emergency Reports
Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge judges and organizers accompanied by Dr. Akihiro Seita, Director of UNRWA Health Programme, with the two winning team-leaders in the Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge, at UNRWA Training Centre in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
19 August 2016
In cooperation with the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge (JGIC) initiative, UNRWA hosted the 2016 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge contest focused on enhancing living conditions in the Gaza Strip
Press Releases
© UNRWA Gaza 2016.
17 August 2016
9 August – 16 August 2016 | issue 157 “I feel for the first time in my life I was able to practice my right to play and my right to move freely.” Kamal Al Deen Hijjo, 14, captain of the Gaza football team. Read more here . Highlights Under the International Youth Day (12 August) theme “The Road to 2030: Eradicating...
Emergency Reports
17 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 4.4 million for second quarter transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 201,300), reconstruction (US$ 3.78 million) and severe repair works (US$ 473,668) to a total of 924 families across Gaza
Press Releases
Head of the Representative Office of Norway to the Palestinian Authority, His Excellency, Hans Jacob Frydenlund, during a friendly game with the UNRWA youth football team at Al-Musader playground in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
15 August 2016
For the third time since 2012, an UNRWA football team from Gaza won the world’s largest football tournament for youth, the Norway Football Cup in Oslo, where this year 2,199 teams from over 70 countries participated
Press Releases
© UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj.
12 August 2016
2 August – 9 August 2016 | issue 156 Highlights The UNRWA Gaza football team has won the 2016 international Norway Football Cup . This year 2,199 teams from over 50 countries participated in the tournament. The tournament in Norway is an annual event; the Gaza team has been a steady participant since 2010 with the...
Emergency Reports