reconstruction

Two refugee women are sitting in the courtyard of an UNRWA Collective Centre. © UNRWA  Photo by Shareef Sarhan
16 April 2015
Since the start of the emergency shelter response, UNRWA has distributed a total of US$ 95.4 million to Palestine refugee families. To date, the Agency has only received funding to reconstruct 200 of the 9,061 houses totally destroyed.
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09 April 2015
31 March – 07 April 2015 | Issue 87 The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People convened a seminar on assistance to the Palestinian people , held from 31 March to 1 April in Vienna, Austria. The topic of the conference was “speeding up relief, recovery and...
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03 April 2015
24 – 31 March 2015 | Issue 86 From 24 to 26 March, an UNRWA delegation led by Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl attended the 12th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition ( DIHAD 2015 ), which was held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
19 March 2015
In January 2015, UNRWA was forced to suspend its cash assistance programme supporting repairs and providing rental subsidies to Palestine refugee families in Gaza.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 83
12 March 2015
UNRWA teamed up with local artists to paint murals across the Gaza Strip in celebration of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
06 March 2015
“We must not fail in Gaza” is the title of a statement issued on 26 February and signed by 30 international aid agencies working in Gaza – including UNRWA.
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© 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...
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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,...
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© 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...
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© 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.
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