Gaza

A colored street in Beach camp, western Gaza city. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
29 May 2017
Gaza suffers from a chronic electricity crisis, presently experiencing 12 hours daily power outages, which disrupt the normal functioning of humanitarian infrastructure and daily life
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...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
“I have passed through much pain and suffering, but I persisted as an independent woman – one who can support her family and build her future and her sons’ futures by herself, even after the divorce and the death of my parents and brothers,” says UNRWA teacher Sobhia Abed-...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
Thirty-eight-year-old UNRWA teacher Basema al-Mlalha is the main breadwinner for her family of five
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
Young-sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 11 May 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 450,000 contribution to UNRWA to develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
12 May 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 450,000 to UNRWA to help provide a better and safer life for Palestine refugee girls in the Gaza Strip
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...
 © 2017 UNRWA Photo
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:...