Emergency Reports

26 February 2017
The situation in Gaza remains challenging. Under blockade for a decade, the enclave remains gripped by a water and electricity crisis, compounding an already unsettling socio-economic situation with one of the highest unemployment rates worldwide
17 February 2017
UNRWA estimates that due to the impact of the blockade and recurrent conflicts approximately 30 per cent of UNRWA students require structured psychosocial interventions
09 February 2017
Over the past year, the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired implemented the Vision Project, which aimed to supplement and enrich the teaching of visually impaired children through the use of tablet computers and the Voice Dream Reader software
05 February 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited the Gaza Strip, where he met with the UNRWA central school parliament to hear from students about their living conditions, challenges as well as aspirations for the future
27 January 2017
The Gaza Strip is suffering from a humanitarian crisis, epitomized by cyclic violence and destruction, chronic fuel and water crises and a glaring absence of any sustainable socio-economic improvements