Rafah a ‘pressure cooker of despair’ in Gaza; US ambassador to UN stresses vital role of UNRWA

The UN agency assisting Palestine refugees (UNRWA) plays a “critical role” in delivering aid to civilians in the Gaza Strip and it is vital to restore international confidence in the agency, the United States Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/02/1146157
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Rafah a ‘pressure cooker of despair’ in Gaza; US ambassador to UN stresses vital role of UNRWA
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Gaza: Security Council adopts US resolution calling for ‘immediate, full and complete ceasefire’

Gaza: Security Council adopts US resolution calling for ‘immediate, full and complete ceasefire’

10 Jun 2024

The UN Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution aimed at reaching a comprehensive ceasefire deal in three phases to end the war in Gaza, with US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield telling members "today, we voted for peace."

UNRWA seeks $1.2 billion to meet urgent needs in Gaza and the West Bank

24 Apr 2024

The UN agency that assists Palestine refugees, UNRWA, launched a $1.2 billion appeal on Wednesday to address the unprecedented humanitarian crisis in the besieged Gaza Strip and to respond to needs in the West Bank as violence there increases. 

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Aid delivery to Gaza falls by half since January: UNRWA

Aid delivery to Gaza falls by half since January: UNRWA

26 Feb 2024

Very little humanitarian aid has entered besieged Gaza this month, with a 50 per cent reduction compared to January, the head of the UN agency that assists Palestine refugees (UNRWA) said on Monday.