Emergency Appeals

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The protracted crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), which began with the onset of the Al Aqsa intifada in late-2000, has now raged for almost a decade. During this period, living levels of Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza Strip have slumped, ravaged...
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For more than 36 months the cycle of violence and despair across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has continued. The past three years have seen more than 2,500 dead - among them 8 UNRWA staff - and countless more injured. Many Israeli fatalities - military and...
Quick-response plan to restore critical services to refugees in Gaza
IDF Operation Cast Lead has wrought unprecedented devastation and hardship on an already impoverished population, compounding the effects of an 18 month blockade and tight regime of closures and restrictions on movement that date back to the early 1990s. Since the start of...
Emergency Appeal progress report 23
Covering period 1 Oct - 31 Dec 2003 By the end of 2003, UNRWA had only received 45 percent of its total requirements as set out in its two Emergency Appeals of 2003. The Agency was again forced to reprogramme its response toward food aid, direct employment, and cash...
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On 4 June 2007 UNRWA launched a Flash Appeal for US $12.7 million to address the urgent needs of thousands of displaced Palestine refugees and their host families. So far the response of the international community has been very generous and some US $17,000,000 was been...