|UNRWA health programme hard hit in Syria but the UN agency's work is having an impact|
|21 May 2013|
Today, during the World Health Organization’s sixty sixth’s Annual World Health Summit, UNRWA released its Health Department 2012 Annual Report.
|Finland announces additional EUR 1.5 million to UNRWA|
|21 May 2013|
During his visit to Gaza today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Finland Dr. Erkki Tuomioja announced an additional EUR 1.5 million to the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
|Run or walk for the children of Gaza in Washington, DC|
|17 May 2013|
American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) invites you to join the 2nd annual Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run (and 1 mile fun walk option) on 8 June 2013 in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity with the children of Gaza.
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|UNRWA students in Syria continue education despite violence|
|20 May 2013|
In the midst of conflict, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is doing its best to support the continued education of students in Syria.
|Bold Colours: Amman exhibit showcases UNRWA students’ artwork |
|17 May 2013|
Bold colours and unique art techniques have been luring crowds to Al-Thakafa Street, in Amman, Jordan, where a quaint art gallery housed “Our Paintings,” the 2nd exhibition organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
|UNRWA and Germany establish Mosaic-making workshop|
|14 May 2013|
Snap. Pop. Snap. Bits of colorful limestone and granite scatter about the worktable as two young women clinch their wrenches, breaking bits of the stones for their most recent mosaic creation.
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|UNRWA rejects baseless allegations of “erasing Israel from the map”|
|14 May 2013|
UNRWA categorically rejects accusations in the media that the Agency is “erasing Israel from the map” because its officials and stakeholders stood next to a map which does not show Israel.
|Protect our children’s future by protecting UNRWA schools|
|08 May 2013|
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for a better future.
|Speech by UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis to mark the launch of UNRWA’s diabetes awareness campaign on World Health Day|
|08 April 2013|
Thank you all for joining us this evening to commemorate World Health Day, which marks the launch of our regional diabetes awareness campaign. On behalf of UNRWA and our Health team, I would like to also thank our implementing partners present here today from across the region and from the Jordanian Ministry of Health.
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|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 47)|
|19 May 2013|
UNRWA continues to respond to the needs of Palestine refugees in Syria, distributing 1.1bn Syrian Pounds of cash assistance to 401,000 beneficiaries. The Agency operates in an increasingly challenging operational environment where armed conflict and threats to the lives and safety of UNRWA staff and refugees are commonplace. The number of refugees who have fled Syria to neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan also continues to rise.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 46)|
|12 May 2013|
UNRWA continues to respond to the needs of over 400,000 refugees in Syria, over half of whom have been displaced inside Syria by increasing levels of armed conflict in and around refugee camps in Damascus
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 45)|
|06 May 2013|
As a direct result of increasing armed conflict affecting refugee camps, there are now approximately 235,000 internally displace Palestine refugees in Syria. The number of refugees having fled Syria to neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan also continues to rise. The number of Palestine refugees from Syria entering Lebanon and Jordan is now over 50,000 and 6,000 respectively.
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