Life is difficult for Palestinians in Gaza, including Palestine refugees. Most of them remain essentially trapped in the coastal enclave due to the 10-year blockade. For young Palestine refugee children like 11-year-old Ayman, one can only dream about life without conflict. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Sunday, June 11, 2017
Meet Ayesh from Gaza one of many Palestine refugees living in abject poverty, further exacerbated by the 50-year occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Like many vulnerable Palestine refugee families, Ayesh and his family rely on UNRWA assistance to help them meet their most basic needs. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Friday, June 9, 2017
Only 10 per cent of Gaza’s population has access to safe drinking water. Through his drawing, 12-year-old Mohammed implores the government and municipalities to act now to solve Gaza’s water problem. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Saturday, June 10, 2017
Due to 10-year blockade on Gaza some young #Palrefs like Aseel desire to leave, while hoping that the situation will improve. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/fyQM0ENEPf— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 9, 2017
1967: Hostilities break out; hundreds of thousands are rendered homeless or leave their homes incl. as many as 200k Palrefs. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/sfpdmoPT43— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 7, 2017
In her drawing, Mrah portrays how long queues at checkpoints makes it difficult for her to move around in the West Bank. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/E1eoTGDuup— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 8, 2017
Ayan and her family are Palestine refugees and are among the 11,000 Palestinians who are isolated in the ‘Seam Zone’ (areas between the Green Line and the...
For many Palestine refugee children in Gaza, recurrent conflict has become a fixture of their young lives. Since 2008, there have been three major outbreaks of hostilities in Gaza, resulting in widespread destruction, internal displacement and psychosocial trauma. Despite this reality, 14-year-old Ala’a still dreams about flying out of Gaza and travelling abroad to pursue his dreams. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Shujaiyya neighbourhood of Gaza City was one of the hardest-hit areas during 2014 hostilities in Gaza. Many lost their lives. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/2NRfX84uZU— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 7, 2017
61 Bedouin communities in #WestBank are at risk of forcible transfer- could cause irreversible damage to their social fabric #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/utwOUD0yRA— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 6, 2017
Administrative demolitions in the West Bank, is the subject of Mobeen’s drawing, whose grandparents’ house was demolished. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/98vkXrV1Lr— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 6, 2017
Meet Sadeel! Sadeel is a Palestine refugee student at the UNRWA Jalazone Girls School in the West Bank. For Sadeel and many other Palestine refugee students, school is one of the few safe spaces where they can play and feel a sense of security. #StillRefugees#forPalestinerefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
During the Israeli military operation in Gaza in 2008, 1,387 Palestinians were killed incl. 773 who were not taking part in the hostilities. pic.twitter.com/1T8GzTzSlz— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 6, 2017
In June 2002, Israel began construction of the West Bank Barrier. Today, the Barrier impedes access to services and...Posted by UNRWA on Monday, June 5, 2017
UNRWA seeks to highlight the human consequences of 50 years of occupation in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, & Gaza. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/IYNdqILI0x— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 4, 2017
Final Skype Exchange! Gaza and Amsterdam
Watch Gaza and Amsterdam students speak the universal language of music in an enthusiastic final Skype exchange for the EU-supported My Voice-My School project. Kijk naar studenten uit Gaza en Amsterdam die de uniervesele taal van muziek spreken in een enthoesiaste laatste uitwisseling via skype tijdens het EU gesteunde My Voice-My School project. شاهد طلاب غزة وأمستردام يغنون سوياً في التبادل الحماسي الأخير من مشروع #صوتي_مدرستي الممول من قبل الاتحاد الأوروبيPosted by UNRWA on Saturday, May 6, 2017
UNRWA TV is our satellite television network & video production unit that produces high-quality cutting-edge programmes. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/TCTYZBJKBh— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 3, 2017
In 2011, 13,000 Palref children shattered a world record to become the largest number of people flying kites simultaneously. The achievement followed an attack on Summer Games facility in Gaza, demonstrating the courage of the children. #StillRefugees في 2011 قام 13,000 طفل من لاجئي فلسطين بتحطيم الرقم القياسي العالمي ليشكلوا أكبر عدد يقوم بإطلاق الطائرات الورقية في وقت واحد. جاء هذا الإنجاز في أعقاب الهجوم على منشأة للألعاب الصيفية في غزة من قبل مسلحين وذلك لإظهار شجاعة الأطفال على الرغم من ما حولهم. #لاجئين_للآن
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An UNRWA teacher in Gaza’s Beach camp developed a series of engaging computer games that help under-performing Palestine refugee students pass their exams...
On 1 March 2003, 12-year-old Hoda Darwish was sitting at her desk in an UNRWA school in Khan Younis in Gaza. At 2 p.m., a high-velocity bullet was fired through her classroom window, hitting her in the head. Despite this tragic event and recurrent conflict, Huda perseveres. Watch the trailer for ‘Hoda’s Story’, currently screening at film festivals around the world. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees www.unrwa.org/StillRefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Friday, June 2, 2017
To strengthen #Palrefs resilience living under #occupation in the #WestBank, #UNRWA conducts Protection #SummerCamps.#StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/owVic4XUGf— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 2, 2017
Aida Palestine refugee camp sits on the outskirts of Bethlehem. 5,500 refugees live here in crammed conditions, isolated from the Jerusalem area by two...
Mohammed from the Gaza Strip
Due to the 10-year blockade, health-care providers in Gaza face shortages, forcing many patients to be referred abroad. But since the tightening of movement restrictions in June 2016, many patients face difficulties in obtaining the permits to seek such treatment. For Mohammed, the inability to leave Gaza makes him feel as though he is living in a big prison. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees www.unrwa.org/StillRefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Thursday, June 1, 2017
The East #Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan, is the site of regular violence effecting #Palrefs. Among those is Abdullah. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/cuVXDizcKB— UNRWA (@UNRWA) June 1, 2017
The West Bank Barrier cuts off East #Jerusalem from the rest of #WestBank. See how Shahd still sees a glimmer of #hope. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/P95ynE6WGh— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 31, 2017
Due to the construction of West Bank Barrier, Shu’fat camp residents are cut off from East Jerusalem#StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees pic.twitter.com/NrVnPz9mY0— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 31, 2017
The 50-day conflict in Gaza in 2014 had devastating consequences for the residents of the coastal enclave, including Palestine refugees. Between 8 July and...
Riham Abu Hasira from the Gaza Strip
The 10-year blockade on Gaza has led to an acute electricity crisis, which has had serious implications for the health, water and sanitation sectors. See how Riham from Gaza City wants to raise awareness about the danger of using unsafe means, such as candles, to cope with the electricity shortages. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees www.unrwa.org/StillRefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Mahmoud Ouda’s refugee family lived on the main road into Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza. Over the course of 2003 and 2004, Mahmoud and his family constantly...
In the 1960s, UNRWA schools achieved gender parity, which has been maintained ever since. In 1962, UNRWA opens the...Posted by UNRWA on Monday, May 29, 2017
This short film follows Waed, a Palestine refugee, as he makes his way through a number of Israeli military checkpoints in Hebron before arriving at the...
The occupation of #Gaza & #WestBank hinders access to education 4 Palrefs. See how Bara’a the reality in the West Bank. #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/FdO9q9mo13— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 29, 2017
George Nehmeh was an UNRWA photographer and filmmaker from 1960 to 1996. He has captured some of the most iconic moments from the history of Palestine...
1967: Baqa’a is one of 6 ‘emergency’ camps set up by UNRWA in 1967 hostilities aftermath & the Israeli occupation of West Bank& Gaza Strip. pic.twitter.com/ahNVBnFPvd— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 28, 2017
During the 1967 hostilities, the midwife Umm-Ismail helped other refugee women safely give birth while she fled from Ein el-Sultan camp near Jericho to...
Yousef Qinawi and Mahmoud Abdullah are former UNRWA staff members who served on the front-line to help the Palestine refugees fleeing the 1967 hostilities....
On 1 May 1950, UNRWA begins its operations in the service of Palestine refugees. In this photo, Palestine refugees in...Posted by UNRWA on Thursday, May 25, 2017
In 1948, more than 700,000 Palestine refugees are displaced as a result of the first Arab-Israeli war. Many are left with only what they can carry on their backs – they lose their homes, their land, their family and their whole lives. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees. في عام 1948، نزح أكثر من 700,000 لاجئ من فلسطين بسبب الحرب العربية الإسرائيلية الأولى. والعديدون منهم غادروا حاملين معهم ما استطاعوا حمله على ظهورهم – لقد خسروا بيوتهم وأرضهم وعائلاتهم وحياتهم بأكملها. #لاجئين_للآن. #للاجئي_فلسطين
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!Meet the Hajjeh
Did you meet the Hajjeh? Throughout her long life, the Hajjeh has been witness to much of Palestinian history. Through 50 years of occupation the Hajjeh has persevered. Follow the Hajjeh as she walks alongside UNRWA and marks 50 years of occupation. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees www.unrwa.org/StillRefugees هل قابلتم الحجة؟ على مدار سنوات حياتها الطويلة، كانت الحجة شاهدة على الكثير من التاريخ الفلسطيني. وخلال خمسين سنة من الاحتلال، حافظت الحجة على صمودها. تابعوا الحجة وهي تسير جنبا إلى جنب مع الأونروا لإحياء الذكرى الخمسين للاحتلال. #لاجئين_للآن. #للاجئي_فلسطين www.unrwa.org/ar/StillRefugeesPosted by UNRWA on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Gaza Strip: 1.88M Palestinians live under a 10-year-old blockade. 71% are Palrefs. Shahd drew Gaza. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees pic.twitter.com/wMnJ4JtqZJ— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 23, 2017
Palestine refugees face a number of protection threats in the West Bank, including detentions. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees pic.twitter.com/tKgk8tC2G7— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 23, 2017
Shortage of sanitation infrastructure in Gaza Strip result in the discharge of sewage water in the sea. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees pic.twitter.com/eWLYA7QsWz— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 23, 2017
If completed, the Barrier will isolate 9.4% of #WestBank impacting directly some 36K Palestinians, incl. Palrefs #StillRefugees pic.twitter.com/XjNfjTVTXb— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 23, 2017
The Hajjeh has been witness of Palestinian history. Follow her as she marks 50 years of occupation. #StillRefugees #forPalestinerefugees pic.twitter.com/Y7DgTDDabX— UNRWA (@UNRWA) May 22, 2017
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