reconstruction

© 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
Palestinians searching the rubble of destroyed homes in Khuzaa, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip.
20 October 2014
Jerusalem A week after the Cairo conference and the recent visits to Gaza by the Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, UNRWA is scaling up its response to meet critical needs of people in the Strip. We are focusing on providing food, water and sanitation services to over 40,...
Press Releases
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
17 October 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 42,506 internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Emergency Reports
12 October 2014
As evidenced by the Gaza reconstruction conference today in Cairo, Egypt, there is no question that the international community appreciates the significant need of the people of Gaza recovering from the recent conflict. Recognizing this, United States Secretary of State John Kerry announced on September 22 a generous...
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