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19 November 2014
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Advisory Commission conducted a field visit to Jordan Field on 19 November 2014 for AdCom Members. During the visit, the AdCom members received a briefing by Mr. Roger Davies, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, at Area Office in Amman New Camp, followed by a briefing by the...
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A family in their living space in Doumar shelter, Damascus. Thirteen UNRWA schools have been converted into UNRWA shelters.
19 November 2014
Managing UNRWA collective shelters requires a skilled workforce. The Agency’s collective shelters, formerly UNRWA schools, host 8,000 of the most vulnerable Palestine refugees displaced by the war in Syria
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No more fear of the dark at Jalazone
13 November 2014
It’s remarkable, the difference renovating a school can make. When you first ask the girls at the UNRWA Jalazone Girls’ School in the West Bank what they like about their new school, their comments include, “There are new desks, the old desks were rubbish.” But if you dig a little deeper, you uncover profound change,...
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06 November 2014
“You know Mousa, I have a good idea about how our school can benefit from the old desks kept in the storeroom,” ninth grade student Osama told his classmate. With Mousa’s encouragement, Osama, a student parliament representative at Marka Prep Boys School (No. 1) in Jordan, shared his idea at one of the regular...
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05 November 2014
The Director of UNRWA in Syria, Michael Kingsley-Nyinah, has called the rehabilitation of an UNRWA school and community centre in Qabr Essit camp, Syria, “a symbol of the steadfast resilience of Palestinians”.
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