reconstruction

© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
26 February 2015
17 February – 24 February | issue 81 26 February marks six months since the ceasefire. It is also now four months since donors pledged millions of dollars for Gaza’s reconstruction. Virtually none of this has materialized. Due to lack of funds, UNRWA in January 2015 was forced to suspend its cash assistance programme...
Emergency Reports
Scott Anderson, Deputy Director of Operations for UNRWA in Gaza (left), shakes hands with Marcio Barbosa, Chief Executive Officer, Education Above All Foundation. © UNRWA
16 February 2015
During a press conference which took place Sunday at Al Shaqab in Doha, Education Above All’s Al Fakhoora programme signed agreements with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA) for reconstruction,...
Press Releases
© UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
12 February 2015
3 - 10 February 2014 | Issue 79 UNRWA is still in dire need of new funding to allow families to repair their homes and to provide ongoing rental subsidies, including to the thousands of families who have left UNRWA-run Collective Centres (CCs) and found alternative rental accommodation. A special photo essay depicting...
Emergency Reports
© UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
29 January 2015
UNRWA has been forced to suspend its cash assistance programme supporting repairs and providing rental subsidies to Palestine refugee families in Gaza. Some money does remain available to begin the reconstruction of totally destroyed homes.
Emergency Reports
© UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
22 January 2015
UNRWA spent its last available dollar on repairs and temporary shelter cash assistance, with no new funding pledged or in the bank. US$ 21.5 million in payments for repair and TSCA is ready to disburse to almost 16,000 families but cannot be made because of a lack of funds.
Emergency Reports
© UNRWA/Shareef Sarhan
16 January 2015
16 December – 13 January | Issue 75 Highlights In Gaza, a sense of political disillusionment prevails and there is nothing in sight that would have a positive psychological impact on the people. The biggest challenge for UNRWA remains uncertainty regarding the political future, the security environment and the...
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
13 November 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 27,163 internally displaced persons (IDPs)
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
06 November 2014
28 October – 04 November | Issue 68 Highlights 18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 30,073 internally displaced persons (IDPs). Both Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings – Gaza’s main people and commercial crossings respectively – were closed by Israel. This action effectively...
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
30 October 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 32,419 internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
23 October 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 38,346 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports