|Houses and three UNRWA schools inaugurated at Nahr el-Bared camp|
|29 September 2011|
An inauguration ceremony took place today for the first package of houses that is delivered to the displaced families of Nahr el-Bared camp in Lebanon, and three UNRWA schools.
|EU contributes EUR €12 million to improve the living conditions of Palestine refugees in Lebanon|
|16 September 2011|
The European Union will further support UNRWA in its endeavours to alleviate the dire living conditions of Palestine refugees in Lebanon through a new programme for a total budget of EUR €12 million.
|Lebanese actors visit Burj Barajneh refugee camp|
|07 September 2011|
The syndicate of theatre, cinema, radio and television actors in Lebanon visited the Burj Barajneh Palestine refugee camp in Beirut, accompanied by representatives of UNRWA.
|European Union provides further contribution to UNRWA|
|01 September 2011|
UNRWA and the European Union today signed in Brussels a joint declaration on EU support to the Agency for the period 2011-2013, and two contribution agreements for a total of EUR €45 million.
|Lebanese Red Cross youth section hold iftar at Burj Barajneh camp|
|10 August 2011|
The Lebanese Red Cross youth department, Dahieh Center, in coordination with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Near East (UNRWA), held an iftar meal to break the Ramadan fast at the Active Ageing House (AAH)
|Gaza kids grab kite-flying Guinness World Record back from China |
|29 July 2011|
Thirteen thousand children taking part in UNRWA’s Gaza Summer Games crowned a golden season of three Guinness World Records by smashing a fourth yesterday, for the largest number of people flying kites simultaneously.
|Pictures speak up for Palestine refugees in Jordan|
|25 July 2011|
Thirty photos documenting the lives of six Palestine refugees from across the Middle East have been on display at Zara Gallery in Amman, Jordan, earlier this month.
|Gaza kids the best in the world – hands down|
|21 July 2011|
More than 5,000 children attending UNRWA Summer Games in the Gaza Strip have created the largest-ever handprint painting. At a stadium in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, some 1,500 children gathered to unveil the canvas that covered 5,922.2 square metres, smashing the previous Guinness World Record.
|Summer camps highlight “Europe” theme across the West Bank|
|14 July 2011|
This week saw the launch of UNRWA’s West Bank summer camps, sponsored by the European Union. In addition to the regular fun activities, this year the camps will introduce children to the European continent and its various cultures.
|A goal for Gaza: At 2011 Summer Games, 2,011 children set football world record
|14 July 2011|
The children of Gaza today set their second Guinness World Record in as many weeks, for the largest number of footballs dribbled simultaneously. 2,011 children gathered in Kherbit El-Addas, Rafah, to attempt the record breaker.