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
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
©UNRWA Gaza 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj
At a time when Muslims around the world are observing the holy month of Ramadan, often characterized by the festive nature of its Iftars , in Gaza, more than half the population depends on food aid from the international community. Unless UNRWA secures at least an additional US$ 60 million by June, our ability to continue providing food to more than 1 million Palestine refugees in Gaza, including some 620,000 abject poor - those who cannot cover their basic food needs and who have to survive on US$ 1.6 per da y - and nearly 390,000 absolute poor - those who survive on about US$ 3.5 per day –...
Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl attend a signing ceremony to formalize support from the Government of Norway to UNRWA. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Giorgia Alvino.
The Government of Norway announced its support to UNRWA with the generous amount of US$ 11.5 million in response to the Agency’s Emergency Appeal on the Syria crisis.
Her Excellency Anna-Kaisa Heikkinen, Ambassador and Head of the Finnish Representative Office in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) and the Chief of the UNRWA Donor Relations Division, Mr. Marc Lassouaoui formalize the renewal of a multiyear agreement to UNRWA in support of Palestine refugees. © UNRWA 2019 Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
The Government of Finland and UNRWA signed a multiyear agreement in renewed support of Palestine refugees across the Agency’s five fields of operation
The Consul General of Italy to Jerusalem Mr. Fabio Sokolowicz and the Chief of Donor Relations of the UNRWA Department of External Relations and Communications Marc Lassouaoui formalize Italy's contribution the UNRWA health programme in Gaza. © UNRWA 2019 Photo by Sveva Petterino
The latest contribution from the Government of Italy of EUR 1.9 million to the UNRWA
CG message to Palestine Refugees and UNRWA staff
Not for the first time in the history of Palestine refugees, time seems to be standing still, like suspended in anticipation of what may impact the community next. Over the past 70 years,