- Around 2.90 million reside in the West Bank and 1.85 million in Gaza Strip. Palestinian refugees make up 42.8% of the Palestinian population in Palestine: 27.1% of them in the West Bank and 67.3% in Gaza Strip. Palestine is facing a rapid population growth and large youthful population with 69% below the age of 29.
- Political instability has created an unsustainable economic situation in the West Bank and Gaza. Moreover, donor support has significantly declined in recent years (as of October 2019).
- UMR is committed to keep Palestinians moving forward despite political interruptions and declining funds from key donors through our cross-cutting seasonal programs.