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Protect the People of Gaza: Join the Ceasefire4Gaza Thunderclap
26 July 2014
For the third time in less than six years, the Gaza Strip is suffering a horrific round of violence. Israeli air strikes and a ground offensive are devastating human life and civilian infrastructure, compounding the effects of seven years of blockade and isolation and increasing the toll – physical, financial,...
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Clowns Cross Borders
17 July 2014
West Bank With suitcases full of balloons, red noses and musical instruments, Rubén Río, Beatriz Garrido, Enrique Méndez and Javier Ariza, members of Spanish humanitarian organization Payasos Sin Fronteras, or Clowns Without Borders, brought smiles and laughter to children across the West Bank. In May and June 2014,...
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What Next For Gaza ?
16 July 2014
By Robert Turner, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza UNRWA and the UN family, including WFP, UNICEF, OCHA and UNDP, remain engaged in meeting the humanitarian needs of the people of Gaza.
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Bringing STEM to UNRWA Girls
11 July 2014
Though few in number, the 45 Palestine refugee girls gathered on 26 June 2014 at the Jubilee Centre for Excellence in Education, in Amman, represented a major step in equalizing access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Aged between 14 and 16, the girls, students at three UN Relief...
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A School Year in Yarmouk
04 July 2014
In the months of siege that began in July 2013, the Palestine refugee camp of Yarmouk, in Damascus, ran out of virtually everything - food, medicines, basic supplies. For students preparing for the vital national examinations, one thing in particular was of paramount importance: light by which to study.
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