“The most important output from this training is to find and discuss the most successful approaches in the management of UNRWA Collective Centres,” said Ansa Masaud, head of the UNRWA Collective Centres Management Unit (CCMU) at the beginning of a ‘lessons learned’ event held on 26 April for 25 UNRWA staff members in...
UNRWA is to disburse over US$ 1.6 million for reconstruction (US$ 882,000) and severe repair works (US$ 759,000). The funds will reach a total of 205 refugee families across the Gaza Strip. They will able to access their assistance next week.
Through CwC, UNRWA provides Palestine refugees greater access to the information they need and ensures that their voices are heard and taken into account in decision-making processes related to the provision of humanitarian services
Chair of the UNRWA Advisory Commission and Head of the Department of Humanitarian Aid at the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC), Mr. Manuel Bessler, visited Gaza on 25 September, accompanied by a delegation of SDC representatives. The goal of the visit was to get a firsthand impression on the situation in...
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
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
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