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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
22 October 2015
More than one year after the devastating conflict of 2014, the Zaza refugee family is the first in Gaza to complete the reconstruction of their totally demolished home, with support from UNRWA
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
15 October 2015
In response to the violence and fear that have taken hold in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel, UNRWA issued a statement by spokesperson Chris Gunness. The Agency is deeply alarmed by the escalating violence and widespread loss of civilian life and the statement calls for...
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Suheir al-Khaldi teaches Arabic at the UNRWA Preparatory A School in Nuseirat, central Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
09 October 2015
To mark and celebrate the UNESCO-led annual World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on 5 October, under the international slogan ‘Empowering Teachers, Building Sustainable Societies – Mobilizing for a Roadmap 2030 for Teachers’ UNRWA produced a short documentary film to showcase the role of teachers in society and in providing...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
02 October 2015
On 22 September 2015, the Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, addressed the European Parliament Sub-Committee on Human Rights through a video conference call to brief them on the situation in Gaza. During the call, Mr. Schack stressed the human consequences of the blockade and its effect on daily life...
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A child waits outside the UNRWA health point in Yalda. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities. UNRWA medical personnel established a health point in Yalda, treating 320 patients over the course of the day. This included 3 suspected cases of typhoid.
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