Emergency Reports

15 June 2017
06 June – 12 June 2017 | issue 198 Highlights In a statement issued over the weekend, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbühl marked 50 years of occupation of the Palestinian territory – the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza – and called on the...
A security person during training in Khan Younis Training Centre (KYTC), southern Gaza Strip© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam.
12 June 2017
The blockade on Gaza will enter its 11th year in June 2017. The heavy restrictions on the movement of people and goods in and out of Gaza , in addition to the three consecutive conflicts and the internal political divide, have not only crushed the enclave’s formerly trade-...
Deir El-Balah camp. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ibrahim Yagi
04 June 2017
The UNRWA Advisory Commission, the Agency’s advisory body composed of its largest donors and host governments, met in Amman on 22 and 23 May to review strategic developments in the situation of Palestine refugees and the work of UNRWA
A colored street in Beach camp, western Gaza city. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
29 May 2017
Gaza suffers from a chronic electricity crisis, presently experiencing 12 hours daily power outages, which disrupt the normal functioning of humanitarian infrastructure and daily life
Palestine refugee students perform Karate during the Education in Emergencies project closing ceremony in Asma’a Preparatory Girls in Beach camp, western Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj
20 May 2017
09 May – 16 May 2017 | Issue 194 Highlights To build on existing communication channels with the community, and expressing UNRWA solidarity with the Palestine refugees in Gaza during the current energy crisis which is compounded by the desperate situation caused by cyclical...