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Health for Palestine refugees

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

Health for Palestine refugees

two decades of world concern.

by United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

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Published in [Beirut .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Palestinian Arabs -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Refugees, Palestinian Arab -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Missions, Medical -- Arab countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Caption title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA541.A65 U54 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3903331M
      LC Control Number81465788

        The refugee agency adopted the view that the Convention should apply to Palestinian refugees beyond the five areas of UNRWA operation – Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. A sovereign Palestinian state within borders would act as a catalyst to resolve the refugee issue and put an end to Palestinian statelessness. Oral health status and caries trend among year old Palestine refugee students: results from the UNRWA’s oral health surveys and Article Full-text available.

      Jordan also hosts nea Palestinian refugees from Syria who face numerous challenges regarding their refugee and legal status. Today, most Palestinian refugees have full citizenship in Jordan, but a large percentage live below the national poverty line and lack access to quality education and health care. Healthcare in the State of Palestine refers to the governmental and private healthcare providers to which residents in the claimed territory have access. Since , there have been improvements in the access to healthcare and the overall general health conditions for residents. Advances in training, increased access to state-of-the-art medical technology, and various governmental provisions have allowed per-capita funding to increase, and therefore the overall health .

        The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) provides primary healthcare (PHC) for some 5 million Palestine refugees in five operational fields (Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, West Bank and Gaza) through its health centres (HCs). UNRWA started, in , developing an electronic health records (e-Health) system. The primary aim was to improve the Cited by: 6. The book is a long-winded frontal attack on Palestinian refugees and reads more as a commissioned assignment from the Hasbara-hub called the Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs rather than a Author: Sam Bahour.


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Health for Palestine refugees by United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mental Health Month» Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency. UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs recent fieldwork in order to analyse challenges in programmes and service delivery, protection, camp.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has released its annual Health Report forwhich provides important information regarding the health.

This book is the first full-length study of the birth of the Palestinian refugee problem. Based on recently declassified Israeli, British and American state and party political papers and on hitherto untapped private papers, it traces the stages of the exodus against the backdrop of the first Arab-Israeli war and analyses the varied causes of the by: The general health situation of the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon is facing various problems mainly revolving around the following: Situations relating to primary health care, especially the health conditions of children and mothers.

ESTRIN: The U.N. Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA, runs schools and health clinics for Palestinian refugees in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza. UNRWA delivers basic health services and is responsible for providing a healthy living environment for Palestine refugees.

Years of socioeconomic decline, conflict and closure have left the health sector across the Gaza Strip lacking adequate physical infrastructure and training opportunities. The Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Christian Saunders, today called for a minimum of US$ billion to fund the Agency’s essential services and assistance, including life-saving humanitarian aid and priority projects, for million registered Palestine refugees across the Middle East for the year Palestine refugees in accordance with its mandate.

In the context of the biennium budget and the Agency’s Medium Term Strategy for the periodit is – essential that this budget be adequately and predictably funded. The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees.

toDescendants (): 4, (estimated) Palestine and Palestinian refugees under UNRWA mandate. Total (): 5, For the basis of this figure also see the UNRWA definition. Regions of operation: Gaza Strip, West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan Palestinian exodus:(estimated).

A Solution to the Palestinian Refugees Issue 09/14/ pm ET Updated Of all the conflicting issues Israelis and Palestinians must resolve in the negotiations -- including territorial claims, secure borders and the future of East Jerusalem -- the Palestinian refugee problem in particular has the potential to stymie any.

Most Palestinian refugees fall under the scope of Article 1D of the Refugee Convention, which was inserted during the drafting process of the Convention to address the specific circumstances of Palestinian refugees. This took note of the fact that the UN had already set up specific agencies to protect and assist this refugee group.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by. This chapter compares the legal situation of Palestinian refugees from that of other refugees, and whether any differences affect the former’s rights to a durable solution to their plight.

It looks at the role of the United Nations and its subsidiary agencies, particularly the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), in addressing the problems of Palestinian Author: Susan Musarrat Akram.

Palestinian Refugees in Syria: Before and after the Civil War By Quinn, Erin Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Vol. 34, No. 6, September Read preview Overview Palestinians' Right of Return and Israel's Right to Exist as a Jewish State By Segal, Jerome M Philosophy and Public Policy Quarterly, Vol.

28, No.Summer-Fall   The issue of Palestinian refugees, and whether those abroad would be allowed to return to a future Palestinian state or be compensated, is one of. In an appeal for $ billion to fund vital services and life-saving aid for million Palestine refugees in Gaza and the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl explained that people’s basic needs had worsened considerably since the turn of the century.

and mental health of Palestine refugees in Gaza, particularly for those who have witnessed the violence and for the families that have experienced casualties as a result of it.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is an UN agency created in December to support the relief and human development of Palestinian refugees. The UNRWA definition of “refugee” covers Palestinian who fled or were expelled from their homes during the Palestine status: Non-profit.

“The War of Return looks frankly and perceptively at the most prominent obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace: the Palestinian demand that the world and Israel recognize the Palestinian refugees' ‘right of return,’ and Israel's refusal to accept that ‘right’ and a mass refugee return/5(4).

Near East (UNRWA) has provided support to Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank since the s. Today, however, conflict and violence, occupation, high levels of poverty, and other social determinants of health jeopardize the wellbeing of Palestine refugees.

Health concerns include non-communicable. The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has stressed that although its services continued “uninterrupted” duringthe “health and dignity” of the refugees.Inthe United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East was created to oversee the economic integration of the refugees into these Arab countries.

UNRWA continues to operate, providing relief, health care, education and vocational training to the refugee populations in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, the West Bank. Currently, 5 million Palestinian refugees live in Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon and around 40% of these are children.

Mortality rates for Palestinian children are comparable to neighbouring Arab countries but the speed of reduction has faltered in recent years. Morbidity is greatly affected by the occupation which has increased violence towards children, mental health problems Cited by: 5.