Upon request of the United Nations agencies, UNV mobilizes close to 6,000 volunteers who work on development projects and humanitarian and peacekeeping operations every year.
Women volunteers helping to rebuild Gaza. Engineers and workers are part of this USD $14 million project to facilitate the removal of debris of destroyed homes and other civic infrastructure in The Gaza Strip. Four female engineers that include Mona and Diana are also part of this programme as national UN Volunteers in Gaza. In this picture, and Diana Abu Ramadan, national UN Volunteers with UNDP’s rubble removal programme. (UNV, 2016)