Press Releases

Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 June 2015
US$ 2,097,225 in funding, available for cash assistance for rental subsidies (US$ 21,800), severe (US$ 1,897,329) major (US$ 72,298) and minor (US$ 96,798) repairs and the US$ 500 reintegration grant to replace lost households goods (US$ 9,000),
UNRWA-WHO panel on “Refugees and internally displaced persons: Right to health, right to life?” © 2015 UNRWA Representative Office to the European Union
08 June 2015
On 3 and 4 June, UNRWA prominently participated in the European Development Days (EDDs) Brussels, that took place under the theme “our world, our dignity, our future”, and attracted over 6,000 high‐profile political decision makers, development practitioners, international...
Suhair Riyad Battah is one of 21 female guards who will be working at UNRWA Health Centres in Gaza.  © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan.
05 June 2015
UNRWA has started to employ 21 female guards in its Health Centres across the Gaza Strip as part of the Agency’s efforts to ensure a protective environment for service delivery and enhanced gender-equity
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and UNRWA Director of Operations in Gaza Robert Turner in front of the inauguration plaque of Asma Prep Girls A&B school. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmed Awad
03 June 2015
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Gaza on 1 June to meet with refugee families and get a first-hand impression of the current situation in the Gaza Strip.
Khaled Mohammed Al Jalous and his wife Etimad Shukri AlJalous are signing the undertaking for their new home in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project.  Gaza - photo credit: © UNRWA 2015. Photo by Khalil Adwan.
03 June 2015
As part of its regular commitment to serving Palestine refugees in Gaza, UNRWA is in the process of allocating the newly built 449 housing units in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project to selected refugee families