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© 2015 UNRWA
03 April 2015
24 – 31 March 2015 | Issue 86 From 24 to 26 March, an UNRWA delegation led by Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl attended the 12th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition ( DIHAD 2015 ), which was held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice...
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In January 2014, when UNRWA was able to complete its first humanitarian distribution in Yarmouk after almost six months of siege, it was met by thousands of desperate residents on the destroyed main street. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
01 April 2015
UNRWA is extremely concerned about the safety and protection of Syrian and Palestinian civilians in Yarmouk, where since early afternoon today, intensive armed conflict has been ongoing between armed groups present in the area. Credible information from public sources indicates that a variety of armed groups are...
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© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
26 March 2015
UNRWA provided 831 families with rental subsidies (Transitional Shelter Cash Assistance, TSCA) and 154 families with payments for severe repairs, both with funds totalling US $1.2 million from the German Development Bank KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau).
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
19 March 2015
In January 2015, UNRWA was forced to suspend its cash assistance programme supporting repairs and providing rental subsidies to Palestine refugee families in Gaza.
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© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
18 March 2015
18 March 2015 | Issue 85 More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve refugees' resilience through the continuation of UNRWA services and humanitarian assistance. For a more detailed overview, see the Agency's 2015 Syria regional crisis...
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