In recent years, the number of attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians has doubled. Families who have already been made refugees are forced to endure attacks by settlers. This petition calls on the Israeli government to protect civilians.
Primary education is the basis for eliminating poverty, and it is the path to peace and security. Sadly, too many children in Gaza are denied this basic human right. Currently, 90% of schools in Gaza run on a double-shift basis, and yet more than 100 new schools are still needed. Due to the overcrowding and lack of new schools, UNRWA had to turn away 40,000 kids from kindergarten in September…
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Boys and Gilrs at Beach School
As the violence continues to escalate in Gaza, Palestinian refugee families suffer greatly. The number of civilian casualties, many women and children, continues to grow. Children, still dealing with the trauma of the last military operation in 2008/2009, are severely affected. And many homes and…Read More
It's a new year and most of us already made a resolution, but there's still time to make another. This year, I want to ask you to make a birthday wish on Causes to support American Friends of UNRWA. We've got a lot planned this year. If you want to know more, follow us on twitter @FriendsUNRWA.
The average American’s Thanksgiving dinner cost $20.00. The average Palestine refugee living in Gaza has less than a dollar a day to spend on food, and 80% of refugees rely on UNRWA food aid for their basic food needs. Children are the most adversely affected.
In Gaza, childhood malnutrition,…Read More
American Friends of UNRWA (United Nations Agency for Palestine Refugees) has some very exciting news! For the next three days, we’re teaming up with the popular daily deal website, Groupon in Portland, to promote the 2011 Gaza Summer Games. Happening now, all donations of $6, or multiples of $6,…Read More