Gaza

Suhair Riyad Battah is one of 21 female guards who will be working at UNRWA Health Centres in Gaza.  © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan.
05 June 2015
UNRWA has started to employ 21 female guards in its Health Centres across the Gaza Strip as part of the Agency’s efforts to ensure a protective environment for service delivery and enhanced gender-equity
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
04 June 2015
26 May - 2 June 2015 | Issue No. 95 The German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Gaza on 1 June to meet with refugee families and to get a first-hand impression of the current situation in the Gaza Strip. As detailed in a press release about the visit, he met with UNRWA Director of Operations, Robert...
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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and UNRWA Director of Operations in Gaza Robert Turner in front of the inauguration plaque of Asma Prep Girls A&B school. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmed Awad
03 June 2015
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Gaza on 1 June to meet with refugee families and get a first-hand impression of the current situation in the Gaza Strip.
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Khaled Mohammed Al Jalous and his wife Etimad Shukri AlJalous are signing the undertaking for their new home in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project.  Gaza - photo credit: © UNRWA 2015. Photo by Khalil Adwan.
03 June 2015
As part of its regular commitment to serving Palestine refugees in Gaza, UNRWA is in the process of allocating the newly built 449 housing units in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project to selected refugee families
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Khaled Mohammed al-Jalous and his wife Etimad Shukri al-Jalous sign the undertaking for their new home in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project.  © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan.
03 June 2015
As part of its regular commitment to serving Palestine refugees in Gaza, UNRWA is allocating 449 newly-built housing units in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project to selected refugee families. As of 27 May,
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02 June 2015
US$ 744,000 in funding, available for the US$ 500 reintegration grant to replace lost households goods, will reach 1,488 refugee families across the Gaza Strip this week. They will receive assistance via cheque or access the payments through local banks.
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An UNRWA social worker assesses the household situation of a Palestine refugee in Gaza.© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
01 June 2015
On 31 May, UNRWA restarted poverty assessment home visits in Gaza after a year-long interruption, during which the Agency engaged in intensive efforts to improve the quality, fairness and speed of the process, which serves to determine eligibility for food assistance and other poverty-targeted services. During this...
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Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
30 May 2015
Gaza’s unemployment rate - at 43.9 per cent - is now the highest in the world, according to the latest World Bank economic update. Even more alarming is the situation of youth unemployment which soared to more than 60 percent by the end of 2014.
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28 May 2015
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has announced a new SEK 40 million (US$ 4.8 million) contribution to the UNRWA Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory. The Emergency Appeal addresses the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including...
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