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...
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This document outlines UNRWA’s updated emergency plans for Palestine refugees in Gaza during 2009. It supersedes the Agency’s original Quick Response Plan to Restore Critical Services to Refugees in Gaza (QRP), which covered the period January – September 2009, and reflects...
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Approximately 27,000 Palestine refugees were displaced from Nahr el-Bared camp (NBC) and its adjacent areas in northern Lebanon in mid-2007, as a result of the conflict between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the extremist Fatah Al-Islam group. The camp was pounded with...