Tag: West Bank
|Real Madrid football giant hosted by UNRWA in Gaza|
|28 September 2012|
More than 1,100 boys and girls are taking part in a joint “football academy” devised by the world-renowned Real Madrid Football Club and UNRWA.
|Poland contributes USD 156,000 to humanitarian programmes in the occupied Palestinian territory|
|25 September 2012|
The Government of Poland has committed nearly USD 156,000 (PLN 650,000) to the emergency relief programmes of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
|The Netherlands donates USD 21.6 million to UNRWA|
|27 August 2012|
The Dutch government has made a donation this year of USD 15.9m to UNRWA’s core programming as well as a donation of USD 5.7m in response to UNRWA’s 2012 Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory.
|Palestine refugees in Syria welcome Palestinian Authority's contribution of food and medical aid|
|13 August 2012|
A convoy of food and medical aid, organised by the Palestinian Authority to support Palestine refugees, arrived in Damascus on 8 August. The 17-truck convoy carried 360 tonnes of flour, rice, sugar, lentils, chickpeas, pasta and medicines, worth USD 650,000.
|Transplanting skills: A surgical bridge from the UK to East Jerusalem|
|10 August 2012|
On their Christmas vacation in 2009, Robin and Magdalena Kincaid took their three small children on a family trip to Bethlehem. Crossing the checkpoint to and from Jerusalem, they were surprised at the delays faced by ambulances.
|Greenhouses turn refugee camp rooftops into urban farms|
|07 August 2012|
In Bethlehem’s crowded Dheisheh refugee camp, space is at a premium. With little room for families to grow, the thought of growing food has always been out of the question.
|Palestine refugee girl’s story receives international award|
|01 August 2012|
When Israeli bulldozers arrived to demolish her home, 14-year-old Palestine refugee Salha Hamadin called on her pet Hantush to take her somewhere far away until they finished.
|Reclaiming their voices: Gaza doctor’s treatment attracts patients|
|30 July 2012|
Ahmed Al-Jadbah is an ear, nose, and throat specialist who has been working at Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital for the past 12 years. During that time, he has successfully restored the speaking abilities of two patients.
|Football gives boys a chance to succeed, both on and off the field|
|24 July 2012|
There is no lack of diverse opinions in the West Bank on a range of issues, and nowhere is that more evident than in football. It would be difficult to find a Palestinian without a favourite team and player, and that enthusiasm for the sport is apparent even among the younger generations.
|Cutting-edge health initiatives showcased during AusAID visit to Palestine refugee camp|
|17 July 2012|
Health reforms being piloted in Palestine refugee camps, including “family health teams”, were witnessed first-hand on a visit by Peter Baxter, Director-General of AusAID – the seventh-largest donor to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).