Gaza

Gaza Situation Report 38
15 August 2014
225,831 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are sheltering in 81 UNRWA schools.
Emergency Reports
© Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
14 August 2014
Since the escalation of hostilities, UNRWA has worked hard to provide a safe haven for up to 273,000 displaced. The Al-Najjar family from Khuza’a is one of them.
Features
Jennifer Watson
15 August 2014
As of 13 August, 209,459 displaced persons were sheltered in 87 UNRWA schools. The IDP numbers remain fluid.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 36
13 August 2014
12 August 16:30, 207,221 IDPs were sheltered in 87 UNRWA schools. The IDP numbers remain fluid.
Emergency Reports
UNRWA issues maternity packs to new mothers taking refuge in its shelters
13 August 2014
UNRWA has started distributing maternity packages to new mothers who have given birth during the current hostilities, and who are registered as IDPs in its 87 shelters across the Gaza Strip. A total of 344 new babies are starting their life in UNRWA schools, 152 girls and 192 boys.
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Health and hygiene a continuing priority at UNRWA emergency shelters; new awareness campaign to be implemented by beneficiaries
13 August 2014
After a month of hostilities and with more than 220,000 women, men and children still taking refuge in UNRWA schools in Gaza, UNRWA continues to implement new initiatives in an effort to maintain the health and cleanliness of its shelters. This week, a hygiene and water campaign was launched in 90 shelters across all...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 35
12 August 2014
209,522 IDPs were sheltered yesterday in 88 UNRWA schools.
Emergency Reports
UNRWA and WFP distribute one-time exceptional food parcels to families in Gaza
12 August 2014
As part of its continued response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, UNRWA has partnered with WFP to provide one-time exceptional food parcels to more than 140,000 families across the Strip. The distribution is being coordinated with the Ministry of Social Affairs as a joint effort to help ensure sufficient...
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Bahrain Stands With Gaza
12 August 2014
The Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) of Bahrain has pledged $5.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for reconstruction efforts in the heavily damaged Gaza Strip. In a separate agreement $200,000 worth of urgent essential supplies will also be provided by RCO through UNRWA for Palestinians...
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