Israel has not hindered humanitarian assistance to Gaza since the coronavirus crisis began and that whatever has been needed to fight COVID-19 "has been well facilitated."
UNRWA noted that according to international humanitarian law, the passage of “relief consignments” such as fuel should not be prevented.
During the strike, an object that appears to be missile hit the lower wall of a school, but seemingly failed to detonate.
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More than 90% of the new coronavirus cases were detected in refugee camps in the northern and southern West Bank, according to unofficial figures obtained by UNRWA.
“Year after year, month after month, UNRWA is on the edge of a financial collapse. This cannot continue,” UNRWA commissioner-general Philippe Lazzarini said.
Palestinian children are being primed for "a continuous and long-range confrontation against the State of Israel," the report found.
The appointment of Swiss diplomat Phillipe Lazzarini as the new head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency is a window of opportunity for donor nations, which oversee UNRWA policy.
Among the representatives who signed the letter: Andy Levin, Ro Khanna, Ilhan Omar, Jamie Raskin, Rashida Tlaib, Alan Lowenthal, and Ted Lieu.
'As soon as the items were discovered, they were removed and UNRWA informed the de facto authorities in Gaza and in Israel'