UN declares Gaza City emergency for floods

A United Nations agency declared a state of "emergency" in Gaza City Thursday, after two days of heavy rains and flooding in the war-ravaged Palestinian enclave.

Gaza gets second postwar delivery of building materials

Twenty-eight trucks of cement entered the battered Gaza Strip Tuesday in only the second delivery of building materials for the private sector since a 50-day summer war, officials said.

UN resumes food supply to Palestinian refugees in Syria

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has resumed its food distribution to Palestinians at Yarmouk camp in Damascus, following after an 11-day hiatus.

Palestinian refugees in Syria face `extreme vulnerability`: UN

Top UN official Jeffrey Feltman emphasised on Tuesday the "extreme vulnerability" of Palestinian refugees in Syria as fighting there escalates.

India donates USD 1 mln to Palestinian refugees

India has donated USD one
million to UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to provide daily
supplement of food to thousands of Palestinian children.

US contributes $40 mn to UNRWA

The United States on Thursday announced that it is making a contribution of USD 40 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian refugees in the Near East.