Tag: West Bank
|Lights on: Raghda begins normal life thanks to UNRWA|
|15 November 2009|
Raghda gained valuable work experience with UNRWA’s job creation programme, which is supported by funding from by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department, or ECHO.
|West Bank education recovery plan launches|
|31 October 2009|
A donor launch for UNRWA’s education recovery plan took place at Shu’fat Girls School in Jerusalem on 31 October.
|UNRWA Students Make a Stand Against Poverty|
|19 October 2009|
This year 485,023 UNRWA school children in the West Bank, Gaza, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, stood up simultaneously and shouted "No to poverty" in protest of their own poverty and the poverty of others throughout the world.
|Blue Balloon flies to Fawwar Camp|
|28 September 2009|
UNRWA’s Blue Balloon mobile, stuffed with music, games, volunteers, scores of good will and, of course, hundreds of blue balloons, wound its way through the Hebron hills in the southern West Bank to share the commemoration of UNRWA’s 60th anniversary with hundreds of children from the Fawwar refugee camp.
|UNRWA and EC Launch the Balloon Mobile in Fawwar Refugee Camp|
|27 September 2009|
UNRWA launched the "Blue Balloon Mobile" yesterday in Fawwar refugee camp as part of a series of commemorative events marking 60 years since the Agency was established.
|UNRWA-WFP Food Partnership Benefits West Bank Herding Communities|
|14 September 2009|
The village of Ar Ramadin sits at the south-eastern tip of the West Bank, and is home to a close-knit Bedouin community of 385 families, all of whom are registered as refugees.
|UNRWA Warns of the Humanitarian Impact of More Jerusalem Evictions|
|06 August 2009|
UNRWA welcomes the statements this week by the international community which deplore the evictions of two families from their homes in the Jerusalem district of Sheikh Jarrah.
|IRFAN Canada contributes $1.2m for West Bank girls school|
|04 August 2009|
The International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy has donated US$ 1,2m to UNRWA for a girls’ school in the West Bank village of Battir.
|EUR 150,000 from the Spanish regional government of Baleares funds emergency food programme |
|05 May 2009|
In response to UNRWA’s 2008 Emergency Appeal, the regional government of Balearic Islands in Spain contributed with EUR 150,000 to the Emergency Food Aid programme for Bedouin and other herding communities in the West Bank.
|Zaragoza City Council contribute to the improvement of environmental conditions in the refugee camps of the West Bank|
|05 May 2009|
In response to UNRWA’s 2008 Emergency Appeal, the Spanish regional City Council of Zaragoza (capital of the autonomous community of Aragon) contributed with EUR 71,678 to UNRWA’s Emergency Environmental Health Programme in the West Bank.