Gaza

The 2014 UNRWA/EU Photography Competition People’s Choice winner photo by Khalid Atif Hasan, Gaza.
21 October 2016
The people of Gaza are denied a human standard of living, having to endure chronic fuel and electricity shortages, extreme water pollution and a devastated infrastructure. This was not always the case. Before the imposition of the blockade on the Gaza Strip, it was a relatively developed society with a productive base...
Features
27-years-old Haneen Atallah is speaking to an UNRWA beneficiary in her home in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj
17 October 2016
The UNRWA Communications Office in Gaza established a designated Outreach and CwC team that has piloted various projects related to CwC, advocacy, awareness, and outreach campaigns
Features
Communications with Communities
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2016
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Communications with Communities (CwC) is an approach within the field of humanitarian response that helps to meet the information and communications needs of people affected by protracted and acute crises. Through CwC, UNRWA provides Palestine refugees greater access to the information they need...

UNRWA distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to 6,550 Palestine refugee students in the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK, a Japanese organization. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
17 October 2016
UNRWA has distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to dozens of Palestine refugee students across the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK- a Japanese organization
Press Releases
13 October 2016
UNRWA is to disburse over US$ 1.6 million for reconstruction (US$ 882,000) and severe repair works (US$ 759,000). The funds will reach a total of 205 refugee families across the Gaza Strip. They will able to access their assistance next week.
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA
12 October 2016
Through CwC, UNRWA provides Palestine refugees greater access to the information they need and ensures that their voices are heard and taken into account in decision-making processes related to the provision of humanitarian services
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okuba (right), shake hands. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Isabel De La Cruz
09 October 2016
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement for a approximately US$ 4 million contribution from Japan to support the Agency’s food assistance programme in Gaza for the fifth...
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA
09 October 2016
UNRWA has made the Palestine refugee journey more visibly available to the public through its recently launched digital film and photo archive, accessible at http://unrwa.photoshelter.com
Emergency Reports
© 2016 UNRWA
02 October 2016
Chair of the UNRWA Advisory Commission and Head of the Department of Humanitarian Aid at the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC), Mr. Manuel Bessler, visited Gaza on 25 September, accompanied by a delegation of SDC representatives. The goal of the visit was to get a firsthand impression on the situation in...
Emergency Reports