UNRWA Advisory Commission Field Visit to Gaza
09 September 2014
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Advisory Commission conducted a field visit to Gaza on 9 September for AdCom Members.
During the visit, the group Drove from Salah Al Din Road to the Eastern Road and Shuja'iyya and received a briefing in the car via radio by Mumen Shahin, Deputy Chief Area Officer and a briefing by Robert Turner, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza. Then the group went to UNRWA Gaza Elementary Coed School A&B (G3048) which was damaged and still serves as Designated Emergency Shelter and received a briefing on damage to UNRWA installations and accountability by Robert Turner, Director of UNRWA Operations.
Then the group went to Gaza City Designated Emergency Shelter (Bahrain Kingdom Prep Boys School) and received a briefing by Majed El Bayed, Chief Area Officer, Shelter Manager and staff who worked throughout the Emergency, and had a meeting with IDPs at the UNRWA Gaza City Designated Emergency Shelter. Then the group had a meeting with Gaza based ministers of the National Consensus Government (Mr. Mufeed Al-Hasayneh, Minister of Public Works and Housing and Mr. Mamoun Abu-Shahla, Minister of Labour)
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