Homes of 1,100 Palestinians in Gaza destroyed - UN agency

The last 10 days have seen one of the most intense periods of destruction by the Israeli military in Gaza since the start of the Intifada, with more than 100 homes flattened and 1,100 people left homeless, the main United Nations agency helping Palestinian refugees said today.

Switzerland and UN relief agency to host conference on aid to Palestine refugees

The United Nations and the Government of Switzerland today announced plans to host a conference this June on the future of humanitarian aid to Palestine refugees.

UN agency condemns Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes, calls for new funds

Condemning a week of Israeli house demolitions in Gaza, the main United Nations agency helping Palestine refugees appealed today to the international community for new funds to build shelters for nearly 600 people left homeless in the town and refugee camp of Rafah, in the south of the strip.

Israeli barrier will severely affect Palestinians in Jerusalem area - UN

Israel’s construction of a separation barrier will severely affect the lives of Palestinians in the Jerusalem area in wide-ranging activities from education to health care to relief and social services, according to the latest update of a report by the main United Nations agency helping Palestine refugees.

Israeli operation destroys 36 buildings in Gaza refugee camp - UN agency

Israeli armoured vehicles and bulldozers destroyed 36 buildings in a Gaza refugee camp during an operation that began in the early hours of this morning, according to the main United Nations agency helping Palestine refugees.