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West Bank demolitions quadrupled in 2011- Israeli settler violence rose 205%
(GAZA STRIP) - The West Bank and Gaza are in the midst of a humanitarian crisis.
Restrictions on the movement of people and goods, the destruction of homes and infrastructure, and widespread violence against Palestinians, characterized by a disregard for human dignity and international human rights, have created an ongoing emergency.
To help address these urgent concerns, UNRWA has just released its 2012 Emergency Appeal, outlining important life-saving food, health, employment, and protection programs.
But, with millions of dollars needed to carry out these emergency programs, we need your support now more than ever. Here are a few shocking current statistics:
Refugees’ humanitarian needs are rising at a rapid rate, and funding is simply not keeping pace. At the end of 2011, UNRWA’s emergency school feeding, job creation, and community mental health programs were nearly cut entirely because of a lack of funding. Please help make 2012 different for Palestinian refugees. Your support for UNRWA’s 2012 Emergency Appeal can do so much:
UNRWA has always played a key role in meeting the urgent needs of Palestinian refugees, but as conditions for these refugees continue to deteriorate, we ask you to continue to join us in playing a key role too. Please click here to make a tax-deductible donation to UNRWA’s 2012 Emergency Appeal. Your donation could save a life.
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