reconstruction

UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
28 June 2016
"I have personally witnessed the ravages of war and have been profoundly moved by the resilience and determination of the Palestinian people," Mr. Ban said
Official Statements
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23 June 2016
14 June – 21 June | issue 149 Under this year’s theme, Will You Stand #WithRefugees , 20 June marks World Refugee Day, commemorating the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees around the world. Today, there are approximately five million Palestine refugees, or 40 per cent of those in the world’s...
Emergency Reports
20 June 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 4 million for reconstruction to 330 families across the Gaza Strip
Press Releases
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19 June 2016
7 June – 14 June 2016 | issue 148 The blockade on Gaza, which entered its tenth year in June 2016, in addition to recurrent armed violence and conflict, remains the principle cause of the socio-economic and psychosocial crisis in Gaza. But what does it mean to live under a blockade? During June 2016, UNRWA shares the...
Emergency Reports
17 June 2016
UNRWA disbursed over US$ 1.59 million in shelter cash assistance, reconstruction and repair works to a total of 748 refugee families across the Gaza Strip
Press Releases
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12 June 2016
31 May – 7 June 2016 | issue 147 The blockade on Gaza, now in its tenth year - aggravated by recurring conflict – continues to cause severe socio-economic and psychosocial distress for too many people in Gaza. Many feel hopeless with no visible prospect of a better, more secure future. To encourage community...
Emergency Reports
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27 May 2016
On 23 May the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process welcomed the decision to resume the private import of cement into Gaza. The suspension of private cement imports through the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism lasted for nearly 45 days
Emergency Reports
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22 May 2016
10 May - 17 May 2016 | Issue 144 On 15 May, the UNRWA Elderly Programme took the lead within the UNRWA Social Services Division (part of the Agency’s Relief and Social Services Programme (RSSP))to celebrate International Day of Families by organizing different recreational activities such as games for children, women...
Emergency Reports
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13 May 2016
As previously reported by the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO) on 4 April, Israel announced the suspension of private cement imports into Gaza through the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM) following allegations that a substantial amount had been diverted from...
Emergency Reports
10 May 2016
UNRWA continued today with the disbursement of shelter cash assistance in Gaza. The funds are part of the German contribution for the repair and reconstruction of homes that have been rendered uninhabitable during the 2014 conflict.
Press Releases