UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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Helping Hand for Relief and Development contributes US$ 50,000 to help Palestinians in Gaza

Washington, DC

Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) and UNRWA have announced a US$ 50,000 agreement to provide urgently needed emergency relief assistance to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.

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The Crisis in Yarmouk Camp, 19 October 2014

UNRWA remains deeply concerned about the desperate humanitarian situation in Yarmouk and the fact that increasing tensions and resort to armed force have disrupted its efforts to alleviate the desperate plight of civilians. UNRWA demands that all parties cease hostilities and seek to resolve their differences exclusively by peaceful means. UNRWA also urges all concerned parties to immediately allow and facilitate the resumption of food distribution to civilians inside Yarmouk. UNRWA further demands that continuous, substantial and safe humanitarian access will follow.

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A week after Cairo Conference UNRWA steps up recovery and reconstruction efforts in Gaza

A week after the Cairo conference and the recent visits to Gaza by the Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, UNRWA is scaling up its response to meet critical needs of people in the Strip. We are focusing on providing food, water and sanitation services to over 40,000 displaced people in 18 of our installations, psycho-social support particularly for children, cash grants to the homeless for rent, as well as urgent repairs to 118 UNRWA installations, so that we can bring our services to full capacity.

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The Crisis in Yarmouk Camp, 16 October 2014

Our spokesperson Chris Gunness has the following to say on the situation in Yarmouk Camp

"UNRWA distributed 200 food parcels and 200 hygiene kits to civilians in Yarmouk today, 16 October. The Agency also provided primary health services to 180 civilian patients from Yarmouk and completed the delivery of textbooks for Grades 5 to 9. The UNRWA team arrived at the distribution point at 12:05, with distributions commencing at 12:40. All activities came to a close at 16:00 and the team departed the area safely.

JOBS

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA

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Consultant to design Lebanon Field Office Referral System

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA

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Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations (Programmes)

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FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

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Coordinator, Staff Development and Training

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FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

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Registration Assistant

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA