Gaza

29 May 2014
Thanks to a very generous US$ 43.5 million contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD)
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HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Supports Nearly 1,000 Families in Gaza with Food Aid
15 May 2014
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is grateful to UN Messenger of Peace HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai, for Her generous donation in support of food aid for...
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09 May 2014
On 27 April, the Gulf Cooperation Council Gaza Reconstruction Fund (administered by the Islamic Development Bank) agreed to dedicate US$ 750,000 from the contribution of the Government of Qatar to fund an environment-friendly project in Gaza
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A Sweeter Future
09 April 2014
A deformed leg, a failing thyroid gland and kidney disease were not enough to hold Alla Jarghoun down. Her illness may have forced her to withdraw from school, but she wasn’t willing to give up
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19 March 2014
Gaza As a child, Um Ahmad didn’t have the opportunity to go to school, and she was completely illiterate when she got married, at only 18. But those who underestimate women like this Palestine refugee from Khan Younis, in Gaza, should take a look at Um Ahmad today. Now 42, Um Ahmad supports herself, her jobless...
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From Gaza to Japan, a Message of Solidarity
12 March 2014
Gaza On the third anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan, a message of continued solidarity and strength was carried there on the wind from the Gaza Strip. One thousand Palestine refugee students from UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools in Gaza gathered to fly kites in commemoration of...
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Gaza Youth Receive First Prize in UNRWA/EU Photo and Film Competition
25 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and the European Union (EU) announced the results of their 2013 photo and film competition for young Palestine refugees at the Sakakini Cultural Center in Ramallah.
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Irish Minister of State Visits UNRWA in Lebanon
09 October 2013
Irish Minister of State for Development and Trade Joe Costello visited the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Lebanon on 7 October 2013 to discuss the challenges facing the Agency, in particular those due to the influx of Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS). Following this visit, he continued on to...
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UAERC and UNRWA to resume Gaza housing project halted since 2005
06 October 2013
The UAE Red Crescent will finance the completion of refugee housing in Khan Younis, Gaza, to the tune of an additional $ 5.4 million. An agreement to this effect has been signed in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Mohamed Ateeq Al-Falahi, Secretary-General of the UAE Red Crescent (UAERC), and Mr Peter Ford, Representative of the...
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UNRWA Launches Fundraising Campaign for Syria and Gaza
22 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is proud to announce the launch of a fundraising and awareness campaign for Palestine refugees in Syria and the Gaza Strip during the holy month of Ramadan. Working with Arab Idol Mohammed Assaf, the Agency’s Regional Youth...
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