No one likes to live among garbage. But in the overcrowded Shu’fat refugee camp in the West Bank, UNRWA sanitation services are stretched to the limit and garbage piles up in the street. Toxic fumes from burning trash hang in their air.
Happily, this is changing.
“Fathi and I grew up together and shared a dream of creating a difference in the camp community – of improving our situation. Now, with the support of UNRWA we can realize our dream,” explains Khaled Al-Shikh, Executive Director at the Child Centre in Shu’fat camp in the West Bank.
27 November, 2013
UNDP/PAPP’s Development for Freedom: Empowered Lives. Resilient Nation: 2012 – 2014 places the Palestinian People at the centre of development programming geared to support their aspiration for Statehood. It focuses particularly on three geographic areas where the needs and the challenges are the greatest in achieving sustainable human development and statehood: the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and Area C.
Sixty-sixth General Assembly
25th & 26th Meetings (AM & PM)
Also Hears from Experts on Human Rights While Countering Terrorism,
Religious Freedom, Foreign Debt, Extrajudicial Executions, Internally Displaced