reconstruction

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24 September 2016
An extra-ordinary meeting of the UNRWA Advisory Commission took place in Amman, Jordan, in mid-September. Addressing the meeting, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl said that the 5.3 million Palestine refugees are now worse off than at any time since 1948
Emergency Reports
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10 September 2016
In August, UNRWA completed 13 construction projects including one component of an infrastructure upgrading project implemented in camps all over Gaza
Emergency Reports
Rafat Khurais and his son in their damaged home in Maghazi camp in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam.
07 September 2016
The hostilities in the summer of 2014 led to unparalleled human loss and destruction of infrastructure. At the peak of the conflict, 500,000 persons were displaced. Today, over 65,000 families – 70 per cent of them Palestine refugees – remain displaced, many living in unbearable circumstances
Features
Jamila Hamad, her daughter Dina and their little cat  on the bed in their one-bedroom flat located on the rooftop of a four-storey house in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj.
07 September 2016
In Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza, in a neighbourhood full of damaged and half-repaired houses with broad, sandy streets stretching between them, lives Jamila Hamad with her 10-year-old daughter Dina in a one-bedroom makeshift flat on the rooftop of a four-storey building
Features
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04 September 2016
On 26 August 2016, two years have passed since the ceasefire which ended the most devastating round of hostilities in Gaza since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967
Emergency Reports
02 September 2016
UNRWA disbursed US$2.7 million in assistance for reconstruction (US$ 2,290,904) and repair works (US$ 416,500) of houses completely destroyed or severely damaged during the 2014 conflict with Israel. 329 Palestine refugee families across the Gaza Strip are set to benefit from this reconstruction assistance. Emergency...
Press Releases
Osama al-Sirsawi sits in front of his rented home with his child in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
26 August 2016
Between 7 July and 26 August 2014, the Gaza Strip experienced the deadliest and most devastating round of hostilities since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967; two years on, most people and institutions are still struggling to cope with their immense losses, reports the Office for the Coordination of...
Features
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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...
Emergency Reports
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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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