No one likes to live among garbage. But in the overcrowded Shu’fat refugee camp in the West Bank, UNRWA sanitation services are stretched to the limit and garbage piles up in the street. Toxic fumes from burning trash hang in their air.
“I am now aware of the importance of every minute, I appreciate time more. Before this experience I didn’t manage time well,” says Ihssan, an eighth grade student at the UNRWA Qattaneh Girls School in the West Bank.
UNRWA is gravely concerned about the recent decision of the Israeli High Court of Justice to reject the appeals filed by Palestine refugee families against two punitive demolitions in Kalandia refugee camp
In the narrow alleys of Arroub refugee camp in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, 35-year-old Nidal al-Krunz is a young Palestine refugee who spends most of his time in a small, cluttered workshop manufacturing cinematic and television filming equipment