|Palestinian children laughing with "Clowns Without Borders" – Spain|
|19 March 2009|
Thanks to the support of the Spanish local Council of Burgos, Clowns without Borders" (Spain) has been touring UNRWA schools in Lebanon, since 6 March 2009.
|The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent donates US$ 6 million for Palestine refugees in Lebanon|
|16 March 2009|
Abu Dhabi: Dr. Ali Abdullah Al-Kabi, Chairman of the Board of the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) and Mr. Peter Ford, Representative of UNRWA's Commissioner-General, signed today two agreements for the rehabilitation of shelters and relief activities in Palestinian camps in Lebanon.
|Sweden Contributes SEK 70 million for UNRWA’s Emergency Appeal|
|16 March 2009|
The Government of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) has contributed SEK 70 million (approximately US$ 8 million) to UNRWA in support of the UN Consolidated Appeal Process for occupied Palestinian territory in 2009.
|Japan contributes US$4.3 million to UNRWA Neirab Rehabilitation Project in Aleppo|
|15 March 2009|
His Excellency Masaki Kunieda, the Japanese Ambassador to Syria, signed an agreement today with UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi for a US$ 4.3 million grant for the Neirab Rehabilitation Project, Aleppo.
|UNRWA wins ‘Against All Odds Award’|
|12 March 2009|
UNRWA has just been awarded the ‘Against All Odds Award’ by the Cisco Networking Academy for the work done in widening e-learning and fostering IT skills among Palestine refugees.
|Bank Audi finances Husseinieh Sewing Production Unit's expansion|
|10 March 2009|
On the occasion of the International Women's Day UNRWA in cooperation with Bank Audi inaugurated on 10 March the expansion of Husseinieh Sewing Production Unit in Damascus under the slogan "Together for Women and Girls' Better Life".
|Laying the foundation stone for the reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared camp |
|09 March 2009|
Under the Patronage of his Excellency, the Prime Minister of Lebanon Fouad Siniora, the foundation stone for the reconstructions of Nahr el-Bared Camp in North Lebanon was laid on 9 March.
|Qatar donates $10 million to UNRWA for Gaza|
|25 February 2009|
Responding to UNRWA’s appeal for $345 million for its Quick Response Plan for Gaza, the government of Qatar has allocated $10 million for UNRWA out of $40 million which it is donating to the UN as a whole.
|UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Visits Syria|
|19 February 2009|
UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi arrived in Syria on 18 February for a two-day visit that included high level meetings and visits.
|Australian Paralympic champion Kurt Fearnley visits Syria|
|18 February 2009|
Tonight at the AAMAL theatre in Damascus and in front of an audience of more than 200 people, Australian disabled athlete Kurt Fearnley gave a powerful speech stressing the importance of raising awareness amongst the community, especially young people, on issues confronting persons with disabilities.