|Summer Fun Weeks 2013 for refugee children in Gaza begin|
|15 June 2013|
Thanks to a generous donation from the Government of Finland, on Saturday 15 June the gates were opened to start the UNRWA Summer Fun Weeks 2013.
|UNRWA film receives prize in international festival|
|13 June 2013|
A film by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) received second prize in the 5th Millennium International Documentary Film Festival in Brussels on Sunday.
|Win Real Madrid official shirt |
|11 June 2013|
Watch Summer Games 2011
More than half of the population of Gaza is under the age of 18. For these 800,000 boys and girls, daily life is characterised
|Run or walk for the children of Gaza in Washington, DC|
|17 May 2013|
American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) invites you to join the 2nd annual Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run (and 1 mile fun walk option) on 8 June 2013 in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity with the children of Gaza.
|Russia donates US$ 2 million to UNRWA|
|22 April 2013|
For the first time, Russia has contributed US$ 2 million to the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The funds will go towards supporting UNRWA health, education and social services programmes
|UNRWA reopens its installations in Gaza|
|09 April 2013|
Based on the assurances UNRWA in Gaza received from different local parties, the Agency will reopen its installations across the Gaza Strip effective today, Tuesday 9 April. UNRWA was forced to close its distribution and relief offices last week due to ongoing demonstrations that affected its operations, a regrettable decision that hindered the Agency’s ability to provide much needed services and relief supplies to Palestine refugees in Gaza.
|Statement on today’s demonstrations inside UNRWA compound in Gaza|
|04 April 2013|
Demonstrators today stormed the compound of the UNRWA Gaza Field Office in response to a programme cut necessitated by budget shortfalls. The incident is a dramatic and disturbing escalation in a series of demonstrations that have taken place over the past week.
|A life filled with tragedy, Gaza woman learns she has diabetes and hypertension|
|02 April 2013|
During the three-week conflict in Gaza in 2009, Nimeh Hawwas, a Palestinian refugee from Gaza, lost her son Ashraf, her grandson Ahmad, and her home, which was demolished as a result of the shelling of a neighboring house.
|Woman of the Year celebrated in Gaza|
|28 March 2013|
UNRWA held its fourth annual awards ceremony to name the Woman of the Year and Man of Equality in Action 2012. Organised by the UNRWA Gaza Women’s Committee, the event acknowledged colleagues for their commitment, dedication and important contribution to improve UNRWA’s work.
|Priority job creation programme to replace direct cash assistance|
|21 March 2013|
UNRWA has announced that starting on 1 April 2013, more than 10,000 of the poorest refugee families from UNRWA’s Social Safety Net Programme will receive priority placement in the Job Creation Programme (JCP), securing at least three months of employment and income during a 24-month period. This new system replaces the practice of providing direct cash assistance on the basis of $10 US per person per three-month period, which UNRWA regretfully must cancel due to funding constraints.
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