Gaza

© 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
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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
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© 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
09 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 2.2 million for reconstruction of totally damaged homes. The funds will reach an additional 189 families across the Gaza Strip this week. With this payment the total number of families receiving payments to reconstruct their totally damaged homes reached 1,288, out of whom 201 have...
Press Releases
Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, hands an honourary shield to Professor Abdel Khaliq El-Farra, President of Al-Azhar University, during the Family Medicine graduation ceremony at Al-Azhar University in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
05 August 2016
In cooperation with Al-Azhar University, UNRWA Health Programme in Gaza organized a graduation ceremony for the graduates of the Family Medicine Diploma Programme, generously funded by Al-Walid Bin Talal Foundation
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A group of children disguising as puppets in preparation of the final ceremony of the SFW at the General Union of Persons with Disabilities in Khan Yunis. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
04 August 2016
The Summer Fun Weeks programme offers a number of Gaza youth a much needed and deserved opportunity to work temporarily and help restore their self-respect and feeling of value in society
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04 August 2016
26 July – 2 August 2016 | Issue 155 “When I started to leave my home for work, I became stronger and more self-confident. I meet many people who come here because they want to rebuild their homes which were destroyed during the 2014 conflict. Through my work, I can support them; I feel I gained real experience here...
Emergency Reports
26-year old Zainab Mohammed Shurreim received a temporary job opportunity with the UNRWA 2016 Summer Fun Weeks. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
03 August 2016
More than 2,200 short-term job opportunities for registered refugees have been created by UNRWA as part of its 2016 Summer Fun Weeks programme, which runs from 23 July through to 11 August in 120 locations across Gaza
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02 August 2016
19 July – 26 July 2016 | issue 154 We are living in a big prison; we don’t know when we will be free. We, the people of Gaza, lack one of the basics of life which is electricity, and everybody, young and old, suffers from that. Imagine living one day with the power out, and this describes the least about our life in...
Emergency Reports