emergency

Twenty-year old Fares Sani is measuring window glass before cutting it, in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan‬
19 June 2015
The UNRWA Maintenance Office in Jabalia, northern Gaza, is full of old blue UNRWA school doors waiting for a makeover, piles of window glass, large white paint buckets, and other material necessary to keep UNRWA facilities in good working condition. Standing amid the...
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) team member Mohammed Atallah shares his experience with other Collective Centre Management Unit staff during a training on ‘lessons learned‘ held on 26 April in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
06 May 2015
“The most important output from this training is to find and discuss the most successful approaches in the management of UNRWA Collective Centres,” said Ansa Masaud, head of the UNRWA Collective Centres Management Unit (CCMU) at the beginning of a ‘lessons learned’ event...
Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed...
Palestine refugee students perform Karate during the Education in Emergencies project closing ceremony in Asma’a Preparatory Girls in Beach camp, western Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj
20 May 2017
09 May – 16 May 2017 | Issue 194 Highlights To build on existing communication channels with the community, and expressing UNRWA solidarity with the Palestine refugees in Gaza during the current energy crisis which is compounded by the desperate situation caused by cyclical...
Palestine refugee children and mothers participate in the Community Mental Health Programme event ‘I have an idea’ in the Gaza Training Centre in Gaza city. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj
14 May 2017
The 10-year blockade on Gaza has created an acute electricity crisis with serious implications for the health, water and sanitation sectors and a cumulative impact on the overall humanitarian situation
A Palestine child refugees drawing during a Community Mental Health Programme (CMHP) activity at Al-Amal Preparatory Girls in Khan Younis, southern Gaza . Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2017. Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj.
07 May 2017
25 April – 01 May 2017 | issue 192 Highlights Efforts of the international community to support delivery of development assistance in Palestine continue. The bi-annual meeting of the Ad-Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) is taking place in Brussels on 4 May. Chaired by Norway and...
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, January - March 2017
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On 30 March, UNRWA participated in the second inter-agency convoy to Khan Eshieh camp since access was resumed in December 2016. 

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30 April 2017
Two Palestine refugee female students in the eighth grade at UNRWA Al-Zaitoun Preparatory Girls' School (B) won the second and third place in a regional drawing competition organized by the World Health Organization to mark World Health Day under the theme of 'Depression:...
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, March 2017
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Fighting increased in Eastern Ghouta, causingmajor displacement, including for Palestine refugee families. In response to recent developments, UNRWA distributed vital food and non-food assistance to Palestine refugees newly displaced from Qaboun and Barzeh. The Agency also assisted internally...