Posts Tagged ‘UNRWA’

More must be done in order to repair damage done by Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip (photo, from bbc.co.uk) one year ago, said UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon.

He said Gazans were being denied “basic human rights” and urged Israel to end its “unacceptable and counterproductive blockade”. (more…)

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A report by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) said that conditions for Palestinians living in Gaza have deteriorated to unprecedented levels.

On Thurdsay, the UNRWA said that aid granted to Gaza has failed to stop more than half of the population in the territory from sliding below the poverty line. (more…)

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