Gaza

© 2016 UNRWA Photo
24 March 2016
UNRWA completed phase three of the Rafah Rehousing Project for Palestine Refugees in southern Gaza during the reporting week. The project is the Agency’s largest rehousing project in the Gaza Strip
Emergency Reports
20 March 2016
UNRWA disbursed approximately US$ 6 million in funding available for reconstruction (US$ 1.78 million) and severe repair works (US$ 4.22 million) to a total of 1,095 refugee families across the Gaza Strip
Press Releases
Palestine refugee students in UNRWA schools at the end of an arts and sports session, which was generously supported by Dubai Cares in the Gaza Strip. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
20 March 2016
Supported by generous funding from Dubai Cares, the UNRWA Education Department and Community Mental Health Programme has engaged more than 175,000 children in UNRWA schools in Gaza through the delivery of weekly arts and sports classe
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
17 March 2016
8 March – 15 March 2016 | Issue 135 On the fifth anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to hit Japan, messages of continued empathy and solidarity flew in the sky in Gaza. Over one thousand Palestine refugee students from three UNRWA schools located in the Japanese housing project in Khan Younis...
Emergency Reports
17 March 2016
UNRWA, through generous funding from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC), commenced implementation of the second phase of the “construction and equipping of UNRWA Schools in the Gaza Strip” project
Press Releases
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
15 March 2016
UNRWA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a memorandum of understanding for the amount of US$ 31.8 million from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), a contribution that will cover the rehabilitation of more than 5,000 houses for Palestinian non-refugees affected by the 2014 hostilities in the...
Press Releases
UNRWA Palestine refugee students participating in the kite-flying event in solidarity with the people of Japan remembering the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
13 March 2016
On the fifth anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to hit Japan, messages of continued empathy and solidarity fly in the skies of Gaza. Over 1,000 Palestine refugee students from three UNRWA schools located in the Japanese housing project gathered to fly kites in commemoration of the disaster that...
Press Releases
10 March 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse approximately US$ 2.6 million in funding available for reconstruction (US$ 1.8 million) and severe repair works (US$ 793,822). The funds will reach a total of 339 refugee families across the Gaza Strip. The families will be able to access this assistance through local banks next week...
Press Releases
UNRWA senior nurse Jamalat Abu Hilal (on the left) leads an awareness session for deaf women in Al-Amal Association in Rafah, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
08 March 2016
As part of its Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, UNRWA is organizing over 100 awareness and outreach sessions throughout the Gaza Strip.
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
04 March 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse approximately US$ 1.82 million in funding available for reconstruction and severe repair works. The funds will reach a total of 189 refugee families across the Gaza Strip. Families will be able to access this assistance through local banks next week
Emergency Reports