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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...
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
Palestine refugee Hafiz Abu Hamdi was able to improve her family’s living conditions through the UNRWA self-help shelter rehabilitation project, supported by the European Union. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
09 May 2017
Through a self-help approach that directly involves the families, the European Union is helping to rehabilitate 400 Palestine refugee shelters in dire need of rehabilitation in Lebanon
Gaza Field Communications Office team. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
13 April 2017
UNRWA completed the maintenance of the Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired, which serves 130 visually impaired children. As of end of March, 30 UNRWA infrastructure projects worth US$ 64.23 million were under implementation in Gaza
23 March 2017
The Islamic Development Bank in its capacity as Coordinator for the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, has re-programmed and signed a US$40 million agreement with UNRWA to support shelter repair and reconstruction of at least 1,000...
Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Mr. Roberto Valent, during the signing ceremony of the amendment to the MOU between UNRWA and UNDP on repairing shelters for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with generous support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
15 March 2017
As part of their continuous efforts to support the Palestinian people, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an amendment to the memorandum of understanding,...
Screenshot of the promotion for the Health Talk Show, produced by the UNRWA Communications with Communities (CwC) team, and broadcast on UNRWA TV and its associated YouTube channel.
09 February 2017
Over the past year, the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired implemented the Vision Project, which aimed to supplement and enrich the teaching of visually impaired children through the use of tablet computers and the Voice Dream Reader software
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
05 February 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited the Gaza Strip, where he met with the UNRWA central school parliament to hear from students about their living conditions, challenges as well as aspirations for the future
A UNRWA Job Creation Programme beneficiary working on a strawberry farm in northern Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
27 January 2017
The Gaza Strip is suffering from a humanitarian crisis, epitomized by cyclic violence and destruction, chronic fuel and water crises and a glaring absence of any sustainable socio-economic improvements