Ramadan Is Here

A father of seven children, Mohammed worries each day how he will feed his family. Injured, and permanently disabled, Mohammed is unable to walk on his own and hence, confined to a wheelchair. Completely dependent on aid with no source of income, the family has received food primarily fromUNRWA. With the recent cuts to funding of…

On The Brink Of Catastrophe

Although no longer in the international spotlight, the humanitarian crisis in Palestine continues unabated. In Gaza, food insecurity impacts 7 out of 10 people due to widespread poverty and high unemployment. As the strangulating blockade approaches its twelfth year, the overall health and well-being of the civilian population continue on a downward spiral. Meanwhile, the…

Back to School in Gaza

For many parents, the most challenging part of the school day involves waking children from sleep and preparing them to leave the comfort of the home. Education is easily taken for granted. In Palestine, however, recently publicized cuts to UNRWA funding threaten the one bright spot in the lives of thousands of Palestinian children – education. Make…