Gaza

ISRAEL CHANNEL TWO RETRACTS FALSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST UNRWA
20 July 2014
Israel’s highest-rating TV news network, Channel Two, has retracted false and damaging allegations that an UNRWA ambulance was used to transport militants in Gaza on the night of 19 July 2014. The false report by Channel Two’s military affairs correspondent was pulled after UNRWA presented incontrovertible evidence...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 12
20 July 2014
20 July 2014 | Issue No. 12 On 7 July, in response to escalating violence between Israel and Hamas, UNRWA declared an emergency in all five areas of the Gaza Strip. The number of displaced people in UNRWA schools has since gone beyond the peak number from the 2008/9 conflict, and now exceeds 83,000 in 60 schools...
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 10
19 July 2014
Due to the dramatic escalation in violence over the past ten days and the massive assault on Gaza, UNRWA has declared an emergency in all five areas of the Gaza Strip. The priority for the Agency is its emergency operations, providing assistance to those who have been displaced and sought shelter in UNRWA schools,...
Emergency Reports
Number of Palestinians seeking shelters in Gaza exceeds 50,000
19 July 2014
The number of IDPs that are taking shelter in UNRWA's designated emergency shelters has risen to 81,000 persons in 61 schools. It is expected that hundreds of those who had to flee their homes in Shejaiha will go to the shelters designated by UNRWA that will open additional shelters.
Press Releases
Coming to the aid of the Gaza Strip
18 July 2014
The beginning of July has seen a dramatic escalation of violence in Gaza as hostilities have erupted between Israel and Hamas, including a massive Israeli military operation that is taking a devastating toll on men, women and children in the Gaza Strip. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...
Press Releases
UNRWA Strongly Condemns Placement of Rockets in School
17 July 2014
Yesterday, in the course of the regular inspection of its premises, UNRWA discovered approximately 20 rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip. UNRWA strongly condemns the group or groups responsible for placing the weapons in one of its installations. This is a flagrant violation of the inviolability of...
Press Releases
Gaza Flash Appeal 2014
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Gaza Situation Report 9
17 July 2014
Due to the dramatic escalation in violence over the past week and the massive assault on Gaza, UNRWA has declared an emergency in all five areas of the Gaza Strip. The priority for the Agency is its emergency operations, providing assistance to those who have been displaced and sought shelter in UNRWA schools, while...
Emergency Reports