Abu Mohammad and his family next to their current residence in Beit Hanoun. Photo by OCHA

Responding to the needs of Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities (PwDs) – estimated to represent 2.4 per cent of the population – are one of the most vulnerable groups in times of crisis in terms of accessing emergency services. Following the 2014 summer hostilities,…







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Repair and reconstruction of schools in Gaza

During the 51-day war in Gaza, air strikes and ground incursions resulted in major damage to the education sector. Six government and private schools, eleven kindergartens and three higher education institutions were completely destroyed. Some…