© 2016 UNRWA Photo
10 November 2016
More than two years after the end of the 2014 conflict in Gaza – the most devastating of the three conflicts in the past seven years, the reconstruction and recovery of Gaza has made progress yet many challenges remain
The 2014 UNRWA/EU Photography Competition People’s Choice winner photo by Khalid Atif Hasan, Gaza.
21 October 2016
The people of Gaza are denied a human standard of living, having to endure chronic fuel and electricity shortages, extreme water pollution and a devastated infrastructure. This was not always the case. Before the imposition of the blockade on the Gaza Strip, it was a...
UNRWA distributed 695 live sheep to 2,085 Palestine refugee families in the Gaza Strip, through the “Supporting Poor Families during Al-Adha Eid” project, thanks to a generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA. ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
14 September 2016
On 8 and 10 September, UNRWA distributed 695 live sheep to 2,085 Palestine refugee families, thanks to a generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA (IR USA) for the Muslim Al-Adha Eid celebration
A JCP beneficiary is repairing fishing nets at the Gaza sea port. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
28 August 2016
Through its Job Creation Programme, UNRWA addresses the dire economic prospects in the Gaza Strip and provides a source of income, dignity, self-respect and self-reliance for Palestine refugee families
Osama al-Sirsawi sits in front of his rented home with his child in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
26 August 2016
Between 7 July and 26 August 2014, the Gaza Strip experienced the deadliest and most devastating round of hostilities since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967; two years on, most people and institutions are still struggling to cope with their immense losses,...
Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge judges and organizers accompanied by Dr. Akihiro Seita, Director of UNRWA Health Programme, with the two winning team-leaders in the Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge, at UNRWA Training Centre in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
19 August 2016
In cooperation with the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge (JGIC) initiative, UNRWA hosted the 2016 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge contest focused on enhancing living conditions in the Gaza Strip
A group of children disguising as puppets in preparation of the final ceremony of the SFW at the General Union of Persons with Disabilities in Khan Yunis. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
04 August 2016
The Summer Fun Weeks programme offers a number of Gaza youth a much needed and deserved opportunity to work temporarily and help restore their self-respect and feeling of value in society
26-year old Zainab Mohammed Shurreim received a temporary job opportunity with the UNRWA 2016 Summer Fun Weeks. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
03 August 2016
More than 2,200 short-term job opportunities for registered refugees have been created by UNRWA as part of its 2016 Summer Fun Weeks programme, which runs from 23 July through to 11 August in 120 locations across Gaza
15 December 2015
The Government of Valencia (Generalitat Valenciana) has contributed EUR 122,309 to the UNRWA Young Women Leadership Programme to help support the employment prospects of young Palestine refugee women in Gaza. In Gaza, the ongoing blockade and repeated conflicts have...
Fisherman Amjad al-Shirafi is preparing his boat at the Gaza seaport. “All I wish is to live my life with my family in dignity and to be able to sail like other fishermen in the world,” he said. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam.
19 July 2016
Fishing and fishing-related activities have traditionally supported the livelihoods of thousands of families across the Gaza Strip. However, over the past nine years, the ability of people to gain a living from this sector has been severely undermined as a result of fishing...