“UNRWA was never meant to exist for this long. It exists because of political failure. In the absence of a just and lasting solution to the plight of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA has become more than an Agency. It is a lifeline,”
US$ 2,097,225 in funding, available for cash assistance for rental subsidies (US$ 21,800), severe (US$ 1,897,329) major (US$ 72,298) and minor (US$ 96,798) repairs and the US$ 500 reintegration grant to replace lost households goods (US$ 9,000),
UNRWA has started to employ 21 female guards in its Health Centres across the Gaza Strip as part of the Agency’s efforts to ensure a protective environment for service delivery and enhanced gender-equity
26 May - 2 June 2015 | Issue No. 95 The German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Gaza on 1 June to meet with refugee families and to get a first-hand impression of the current situation in the Gaza Strip. As detailed in a press release about the visit, he met with UNRWA Director of Operations, Robert...
As part of its regular commitment to serving Palestine refugees in Gaza, UNRWA is in the process of allocating the newly built 449 housing units in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project to selected refugee families
As part of its regular commitment to serving Palestine refugees in Gaza, UNRWA is allocating 449 newly-built housing units in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project to selected refugee families. As of 27 May,
US$ 744,000 in funding, available for the US$ 500 reintegration grant to replace lost households goods, will reach 1,488 refugee families across the Gaza Strip this week. They will receive assistance via cheque or access the payments through local banks.
On 31 May, UNRWA restarted poverty assessment home visits in Gaza after a year-long interruption, during which the Agency engaged in intensive efforts to improve the quality, fairness and speed of the process, which serves to determine eligibility for food assistance and other poverty-targeted services. During this...
Gaza’s unemployment rate - at 43.9 per cent - is now the highest in the world, according to the latest World Bank economic update. Even more alarming is the situation of youth unemployment which soared to more than 60 percent by the end of 2014.