Gaza

10 May 2016
UNRWA continued today with the disbursement of shelter cash assistance in Gaza. The funds are part of the German contribution for the repair and reconstruction of homes that have been rendered uninhabitable during the 2014 conflict.
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Lama Abu Shaában and Dina Al Khatib from Al Rimal Preparatory girls’ school are enjoying their time during the colours festival held at Gaza Training Centre (GTC), in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
06 May 2016
Under the theme ‘colour your life with rainbow colours,’ 300 students from UNRWA schools in Gaza city participated with their parents in the colours festival organized by the UNRWA Community Mental Health Programme and the Education Programme at UNRWA Gaza Training College in Gaza city on Saturday, 16 April 2016
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54-year-old Azeya Abu Amra, behind the counter of her shop in As Salam neighbourhood in Rafah, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
06 May 2016
Azeya Abu Amra’s grocery store is located in As Salam neighbourhood in Rafah, southern Gaza. It is a neighbourhood that begins where the asphalt streets turn into dark-red sandy roads, bordered by donkey stalls and make-shift homes made of plastic, wood and corrugated metal. Around the corner from the local mosque,...
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06 May 2016
Female Heads of Households in the Gaza Strip remain a particularly vulnerable group subject to marginalization, greater poverty levels and social stigmatization
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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 in Gaza Bo Schack with ambassador Kattouf, president of AMIDEAST, on the graduation ceremony of the English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
02 May 2016
UNRWA Director of Operations in Gaza Bo Schack attended the graduation ceremony of 200 UNRWA students who had passed the ‘English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016’ - a two-year English language programme funded by the United States aims to increase the English skills and abilities of the students, in...
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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.
Emergency Reports
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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