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...
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Covering period 1 July - 30 Sept 2003
Emergency Appeal for Northern Lebanon
On 20 May 2007 fierce clashes between the radical group Fatah al Islam (FAI) and the Lebanese Army (LA) erupted in Tripoli (northern Lebanon) and quickly spread to the nearby Nahr el-Bared camp (NBC). Due to the fighting, over 30,000 Palestine refugees fled their homes in...
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...