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# UNRWA

Last month
June 2024
'Why bomb us?': At least 40 people killed in Israeli airstrike on UN school in Gaza
Osama Hamdan, a Hamas official based in Beirut, said: “There is no (ceasefire) proposal – they are just words said by Biden in a speech.”
This year
2024
UN suspends all food deliveries to Rafah as IDF lays siege to last two hospitals in north Gaza
Cuts to UNRWA funding 'completely unacceptable', Martin says as he visits refugee camp
Martin and the Irish delegation toured an UNWRA-funded school and medical clinic at the site this morning.
Review finds Israel has not provided evidence of widespread terrorism links among UN agency
Higgins says failure to implement Gaza ceasefire 'would be unforgiveable' after UN vote
The resolution demands an “immediate ceasefire” for the ongoing Muslim holy month of Ramadan that leads to a “lasting” truce.
Elsewhere, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees have said that Israel had definitively barred it from making aid deliveries in northern Gaza.
United States unveils draft UN resolution calling for immediate Gaza ceasefire
President Higgins urges countries to 'think again' and reinstate funding to UN Palestinian agency
Tánaiste accuses Israel of ‘disinformation campaign’ against UNRWA as he pledges extra funding
UN Secretary General asks countries to restore funding to agency for Palestinian refugees
US Secretary of State urges UN agency to address claims of staff involvement in Hamas attack
UNRWA said Israel had provided the agency with information about the alleged involvement of several employees in the 7 October attack.
The European Union is one of UNRWA's top donors.
On Saturday, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin said Ireland was not withdrawing its funding.
He said today he has no issue with the EU reviewing the situation as long as the aid keeps flowing.
Death toll from Israeli campaign in Gaza passes 26,000 with more than 180 killed overnight
Last year
2023
Head of UN agency for Palestine 'predicts the killing of staff' in Gaza
All time
Ireland to send €6 million to UN fund supporting Palestinian refugees
'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp
Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees
The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
UN isn't happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people
Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today
UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"
UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights
UN suspends food distribution to 25,000 Palestinian refugees
Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East