Gaza

Gaza City, 27 November 2014
04 December 2014
Shelter assessments and ensuring access to adequate shelter for all Palestine refugee families remains a priority for UNRWA. The Agency estimates a total funding requirement of USD 720 million for transitional shelter cash assistance, reintegration payments, repair and reconstruction of Palestine refugee homes in Gaza...
Emergency Reports
Muslim charity logo
01 December 2014
Muslim Charity Helping the Needy and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have signed an agreement to provide psychosocial support to conflict-affected families and much-needed support to homeless people in the Gaza Strip.
Press Releases
28 November 2014
East Jerusalem The Azerbaijan International Development Agency had donated US$ 632,000 to UNRWA to provide urgently needed emergency relief assistance to Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip. The donation comes in response to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Flash Appeal to support those impacted...
Press Releases
Children crossing a flooded street in Gaza City
27 November 2014
UNRWA has declared an Emergency in Gaza City, following extreme weather and severe flooding over the past 48 hours. No casualties or injuries have been reported, however hundreds of residents in the flooded areas around the Sheikh Radwan storm water lagoon have evacuated their homes. One UNRWA school and an UNRWA...
Press Releases
UNRWA students walking to school in Gaza
27 November 2014
As of 25 November, 15,726 families benefited from cash support to undertake self-help shelter repairs and, if their homes are uninhabitable, from transitional shelter cash assistance.
Emergency Reports
First-place winner photo by Niraz Saied, Yarmuok camp, Syria.
26 November 2014
A timeless photograph capturing the anguish of children affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria has won first prize in the European Union-supported 2014 UNRWA youth photography competition.
Press Releases
25 November 2014
Hikma Pharmaceuticals, the leading pharmaceuticals company in Jordan, is donating over 200,000 bottles of the antibiotic Amoxicillin, in addition to the cardiovascular medications Amlodipine and Blopress, to help Palestinians in the Gaza strip who were affected by the July-August conflict in Gaza. Donations were made...
Press Releases
Statement by Pierre Krähenbühl Commissioner-General of UNRWA on the occasion of the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
25 November 2014
As we mark International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, pressures on Palestinians and Palestine refugees are immense and the threats to their lives, livelihoods and future are of such magnitude that hope is desperately needed somewhere on the horizon. Hope in this most unstable region can only be...
Official Statements
Gaza Situation Report 70
20 November 2014
UNRWA remains extremely concerned about the slow pace of reconstruction and its ability to continue transitional shelter cash assistance and the shelter repair & reconstruction programme through 2015.
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Advisory Commission, 17 November 2014
17 November 2014
At the biannual Advisory Commission meeting, UNRWA Commissioner-General describes the situation of Palestine refugee communities as unsustainable.
Official Statements