reconstruction

© UNRWA Gaza 2016
25 August 2016
16 August – 23 August 2016 | issue 158 “I was rising and growing, but now the time came to fall down and present myself to the world. I am very excited; I wonder, am I soft and does everyone love me? My grandmother told me that all the people on the ground will love me. I am a drop of water.” From the story “I am a...
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17 August 2016
9 August – 16 August 2016 | issue 157 “I feel for the first time in my life I was able to practice my right to play and my right to move freely.” Kamal Al Deen Hijjo, 14, captain of the Gaza football team. Read more here . Highlights Under the International Youth Day (12 August) theme “The Road to 2030: Eradicating...
Emergency Reports
17 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 4.4 million for second quarter transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 201,300), reconstruction (US$ 3.78 million) and severe repair works (US$ 473,668) to a total of 924 families across Gaza
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12 August 2016
2 August – 9 August 2016 | issue 156 Highlights The UNRWA Gaza football team has won the 2016 international Norway Football Cup . This year 2,199 teams from over 50 countries participated in the tournament. The tournament in Norway is an annual event; the Gaza team has been a steady participant since 2010 with the...
Emergency Reports
09 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 2.2 million for reconstruction of totally damaged homes. The funds will reach an additional 189 families across the Gaza Strip this week. With this payment the total number of families receiving payments to reconstruct their totally damaged homes reached 1,288, out of whom 201 have...
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04 August 2016
26 July – 2 August 2016 | Issue 155 “When I started to leave my home for work, I became stronger and more self-confident. I meet many people who come here because they want to rebuild their homes which were destroyed during the 2014 conflict. Through my work, I can support them; I feel I gained real experience here...
Emergency Reports
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02 August 2016
19 July – 26 July 2016 | issue 154 We are living in a big prison; we don’t know when we will be free. We, the people of Gaza, lack one of the basics of life which is electricity, and everybody, young and old, suffers from that. Imagine living one day with the power out, and this describes the least about our life in...
Emergency Reports
01 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 2.5 million for the second quarter of transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 135,600), reconstruction (US$ 2,047,892) and severe repair works (US$ 365,531). The funds will reach a total of 659 families across the Gaza Strip. They will access their assistance this week. Emergency...
Press Releases
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24 July 2016
12 July – 19 July 2016 | issue 153 “Let’s remember that we were born innocent in an occupied country. Some of us lose their lives, some get injured, some lose their parents or relatives. Experiencing three devastating wars is enough to understand what is happening here. Despite all of that, I struggled hard with...
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17 July 2016
28 June – 12 July 2016 | issue 151-152 8 July 2016 marked two years since the commencement of the 2014 conflict in Gaza. As a reminder of the continuing dire situation, and in line with the two-year anniversary of the escalation of hostilities, UNRWA created an infographic fact sheet summarizing the impact of the 2014...
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