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GAZA / SCHOOL OPENING

UN schools in Gaza opened their doors to some 240,000 children after being used as shelters during the 50-day conflict.  The UN agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) is rolling out an innovative three-phase approach and 7,800 UNRWA teachers have been trained to offer new methods of teaching. UNRWA    

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FOOD AID

On 11 August the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) launched a special food distribution aiming to reach 730,000 conflict-affected people in Gaza.  WFP

14 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Sunday's announcement by Egypt that the Israelis and the Palestinians have accepted another 72 hours’ unconditional humanitarian ceasefire and urged all concerned to avoid steps that would lead to a resumption of violence. UNIFEED – UNTV

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners launched a special food distribution in Gaza for 730,000 people who are not receiving food under other programmes – in an effort to reach all conflict-affect people in Gaza with some form of food assistance.  WFP

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN/ GAZA

A United Nations (UN) spokesperson said that the scale of needs is unprecedented in the Gaza Strip following four weeks of hostilities.  UNIFEED-UNTV / RECENT

7 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GA/ GAZA

As the temporary ceasefire continues to hold in Gaza, senior United Nations officials today urged Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table, and called on the 193 Member States to respond to calls for emergency humanitarian funding. UNIFEED – UNTV

6 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN/ GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesman said that the Secretary-General condemned "in the strongest terms" the reported violation by Hamas of the mutually agreed humanitarian ceasefire which commenced this morning. "He is shocked and profoundly disappointed by these developments." UNIFEED-UNTV

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SECURITY COUNCIL GAZA

The Security Council expressed their grave disappointment that the messages in the presidential statement from 28h July had not been heeded and reiterated their call for an immediate unconditional humanitarian ceasefire that can lead to a sustainable ceasefire based upon the Egyptian proposal. UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA CEASEFIRE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United States Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United Nations Representative in Jerusalem, Special Coordinator Robert Serry, has received assurances that all parties have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA WRAP

As the crisis in Gaza continues unabated, United Nations relief officials today (31 July) urged the parties to protect civilians amid the ongoing conflict, which has resulted in thousands of casualties and caused widespread displacement and destruction. UNIFEED – UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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