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Odwan meets with UNRWA director in Gaza

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 09:11 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Essam Adwan, Head of the Hamas Department of Refugee Affairs, met with UNRWA’s Director of Operations in Gaza, Robert Turner, at the agency’s headquarters on Sunday. During the meeting, Adwan called on the UNRWA’s director to resume its services and to increase, not reduce, the […]

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UNRWA transfers security employees from its head office, step denounced

[ PIC 29/04/2013 – 11:03 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The UNRWA has embarked on transferring many of its security personnel from its main headquarters to its regional office in Gaza as part of preparations believed to be intended for shutting down its head office. An official from the union of local civil servants told the […]

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Dozens protest at UN office in Gaza City

Maan News Agency | April 22, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Dozens of people gathered outside the UNRWA offices in Gaza City on Monday to protest the suspension of aid by the agency for Palestinian refugees. Protestors told Ma’an that they would continue to protest until their demands were met. The UN agency stopped food […]

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Sit-in outside UNRWA in Gaza protesting the reduction of its services

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 07:01 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian refugees staged a sit on Monday for the second time outside the headquarters of UNRWA in Gaza protesting against the reduction of the services provided by the international agency to the refugees in Gaza. The Palestinian refugees demonstrated continuously throughout the past two weeks calling […]

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UN warns of serious effects of Israeli sanctions on Gazans

A Palestinian boy sits next to bags of flour at a United Nations food aid distribution center in Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. (File photo) PressTV | Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:47PM GMT Gaza has been blockaded by Israel since June 2007, a situation that has caused a decline in the standard of living, […]

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UN aid agency to reopen food distribution centers in Gaza on Tuesday

A Palestinian boy sits next to bags of flour at a United Nations food aid distribution center in Shati refugee camp in Gaza City in January. PressTV | Apr 8, 2013 8:47PM The UN aid agency provides food to 800,000 Palestinians, nearly half the population of the impoverished enclave. It also provides assistance to an […]

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VIDEO | Refugees in Gaza condemn UN aid cuts‎

Published on Apr 7, 2013 Under severe scarcity and high rate of unemployment, over 1.1 million registered Palestinian refugees live in the blockaded coastal enclave. They form more than 68 percent of the population of the Gaza Strip. According to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the socio-economic situation in Gaza has been on […]

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Aid? When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine?

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication By occpal June 18, 2011 ” Annual UN-backed Summer Games to give Gaza’s children ‘a chance to be kids’  ” This is the headline of an article posted on the News section of the United Nations on 16 June 2011:  The United […]

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