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Source: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
16 August 2014


GAZA SITUATION REPORT 39

16 August 2014/ Issue No. 39

UPDATE AT 16:30

229,872 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are sheltering in 81 UNRWA schools.

UNRWA is providing support to a total of almost 257,000 IDPs taking refuge in UNRWA and government schools.

HIGHLIGHTS


GENERAL

Past 24 hours: Families continue to gather supplies, attend routine medical appointments and make basic preparations amidst the uncertainty of whether Tuesday will bring a resumption of hostilities, an extended negotiation and cease fire period between Hamas and Israel, or long term peace.

UNRWA RESPONSE


SUMMARY OF MAJOR INCIDENTS

No major incidents were reported.

UNRWA INSTALLATIONS

Data on damage to UNRWA installations is based on preliminary information and subject to change based on further verification. UNRWA estimates that 103 installations have been damaged since 8 July 2014.

FUNDING NEEDS

More information on the revised flash appeal can be found here.

CROSSINGS



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