Humanitarian

UNRWA and the SDGS: Good health and wellbeing protecting lives in Gaza by providing maternal and child healthcare

UNRWA and the SDGS: Good health and wellbeing protecting lives in Gaza by providing maternal and child healthcare

"It is also a sector where change and challenges are constant. Every year brings new technological and scientific advances, new risks and threats to public health, and ever greater societal expectations for higher standards of health. As their main comprehensive primary health care provider, UNRWA has played a key role in promoting the health and well-being of millions of Palestine refugees over the past 70 years."

Treating resistant infections in Gaza under the blockade

Treating resistant infections in Gaza under the blockade

"When Ayman woke up, however, the room was bare and the nurse in front of him wore a strange blue gown and gloves. I didn’t know about the infection in the bone until I came here. I came out of the operation and found myself in isolation. Ayman is one of the more than 1,000 people in Gaza that MSF estimates are suffering from severe bone infections developed in the aftermath of being shot by the Israeli army."

Report On Visit April 2019 - PCRF

Report On Visit April 2019 - PCRF

"This is too, with the monetary and emotional support of the Australian Friends of Palestine Association and its members. The last 2 visits have challenged my expertise and experiences as an Occupational Therapist. I have had to set myself the target of completing in the months since my return, three-course updates in the fields of General Occupational Therapy, Paediatrics and Autism."

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says

"“Among other things, the destruction of private property in occupied territory is only permissible where rendered absolutely necessary for military operations, which is not applicable”, said Jamie McGoldrick, UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Gwyn Lewis, Director of West Bank Operations for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and James Heenan, Head of the UN Human Rights Office in the area."

Activist Walked From Sweden to Palestine to Protest Occupation

Activist Walked From Sweden to Palestine to Protest Occupation

"He would keep walking for another 11 months. In August 2017, the 25-year-old Swedish activist embarked on a 3,000-mile solo journey through 13 countries to raise awareness about the plight of the Palestinians. Beginning in Gothenburg, Sweden, Ladraa carried a Palestinian flag and walked through Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan."