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Three-year-old Malak Ata Qasem drinks milk provided to her family by UNRWA as part of their quarterly food basket. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Mohammad Al Hinnawi
15 May 2019
Nisreen Foad Qasem is a forty-year-old Palestine refugee mother of nine, living in Gaza City. Despite the hard living conditions, resilience and determination emanate from her and every corner of her clean and well-organized home. “My children are all that I live for; I am...
42-year-old Palestine refugee Tahani Ali, who lives with her seven-member family in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, received a three-month work opportunity as a labourer in an agriculture project as part of UNRWA cash-for-work programme. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Ahmed al-Asmar
15 May 2019
“Besides earning some income, this short-term job opportunity planting and picking strawberries allowed me to improve my skills in planting. With this experience, I am now ready to work in any farm and hope that I will find another work opportunity soon to keep supporting...
Students from the UNRWA New Khan Younis Preparatory Girls’ School, southern Gaza, cheer on their team during sporst and recreational activities of the UNICEF-funded project “Keeping Kids Cool”, implemented in 47 UNRWA schools across the Gaza Strip. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
15 May 2019
“Our life in Gaza is difficult, especially under the blockade imposed on us. There are no recreational spaces and I always feel like we are in a prison. Through my participation in the drawing activities, I was able to express my feeling. I like painting birds flying freely...
15-year-old Jameela Abu Jom’a, an UNRWA student from the Gaza Strip, wins Inspirational Messages of Peace Contest © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
14 May 2019
Children in Gaza often grow up in very bleak conditions, frequently surrounded by poverty and violence, and face particular challenges when it comes to obtaining an education and enjoying basic human rights. Yet, they have dreams and want a future, like every other child in...
Cooperation between sanitation laborers and local community as they clean Baqa'a refugee camp together to welcome the holy month of Ramadan. @ 2019 UNRWA photo by Daniah Al-Batayneh
13 May 2019
Just inside Baqa’a refugee camp, south of the capital city, activities are already in full swing in preparation of the holy month of Ramadan