Emergency Reports

Palestine refugee children from Gaza play during the Summer Fun Weeks. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
27 July 2017
“I used to hear about Gaza on television and the internet, but sadly I could never visit due to the restrictions on movement. When I heard about Student Camp in my school, I became excited because I was finally going to visit Gaza,” said thirteen-year-old Ahmed Mousa, a...
A Palestine child refugee studies without electricity in Beach camp, western Gaza city. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
22 July 2017
“I knew about Summer Fun Weeks from my classmates who participated last year: how much they enjoyed their time, how they met new friends, had fun and learned new things. So I asked my family if I could apply this year and they agreed. They said it’s in the school, so it’s a...
Summer Fun Weeks (SFW) opening ceremony in the Zaitoun Preparatory Girls School (B) in Gaza city. Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2017. Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj.
16 July 2017
UNRWA opened the 2017 Summer Fun Weeks (SFWs) in the Zaitoun Preparatory Girls School (B) in Gaza city. The ceremony included different activities for children such as the traditional Palestinian Dabka dance, games and drawing workshops.
Women employed through the Agency’s Job Creation Programme pack cleaning materials. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
06 July 2017
A Japanese delegation led by His Excellency Mr. Tomita Koji, Ambassador of Japan to Israel, visited the Gaza Strip on 3 July 2017
©UNRWA Gaza 2017. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
24 June 2017
The Gaza Strip faces regular power cuts and provision of electricity remains well below demand. The cuts affect critical services like health, waste water treatment as well as education, homes and businesses.