A new exhibition has opened in the Deutsches Architektur Zentrum DAZ in Berlin which showcases groundbreaking community participation in urban planning that is improving the conditions of the Palestine refugee camps in the Middle East.
The exhibition "Space, Time, Dignity, Rights" will give insight into how participants in camp improvement projects seek to balance their refugee identity and political rights with their day-to-day needs as residents of congested and impoverished camps.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a memorandum of understanding today with the government of Lebanon formalising Lebanonís support to a US$ 2 million project to rehabilitate part of the infrastructure in Ein El Hillweh camp in south Lebanon.
KfW Entwicklungsbank (the German Development Bank) today signed an agreement for the first phase of financial assistance to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
A group of young volunteers have teamed up to tackle social problems in Jordanís Talbieh refugee camp. Osama, Faten, Myra and Layali kicked off with an economic skills course to address the high rate of unemployment among young refugees in the camp.