Gaza

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).
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, meets UNRWA Central School Parliament students. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
17 September 2017
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, visited the Gaza Strip on 30 August, joined by the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl
Two UNRWA students from Gaza enjoy recess in their first day of school. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj
10 September 2017
On 23 August, over 271,216 students (131,534 girls and139,682 boys) started the 2017-2018 school year in 276 UNRWA schools across the Gaza Strip
UNRWA school students from Gaza and the West Bank on their first afternoon in Jerusalem with the Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson. 120 UNRWA school students participated in the summer camp. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Dayana Khatib
30 August 2017
UNRWA organized a summer camp for almost a hundred school students from Gaza, from grades 6-9, bringing them to the West Bank for one week. Over 95 per cent of the students had left Gaza for the first time in their lives
The winning team of 2017 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge accompanied by the Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, David de Bold; the Director of the UNRWA health programme, Dr. Akihiro Seita; senior UNRWA staff and Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge judges; and organizers. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
18 August 2017
UNRWA hosted the 2017 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge workshop and competition from 12 to 14 August in cooperation with the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge initiative