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Seventy-five-year-old Palestine refugee Jamila Hashisho sitting outside her home in Beach camp, in western Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
On the occasion of World Refugee Day, UNRWA shares the voices of Palestine refugees in Gaza, reminding the world of their plight and long journey
Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Photo by Jennifer Jacquemart Courtesy of the European Union.
During UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl’s visit to Brussels, Belgium, from 13 to 16 June 2016, the EU and UNRWA agreed to renew their Joint Declaration for the period from 2017 to 2020
Since 26 April 2016, nearly 12,000 e-cards have been distributed to Palestine refugees registered under the Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP) in Jordan. ©2016 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Haweleh
UNRWA in Jordan commenced the distribution of ‘e-cards’ to families registered under the Social Safety Net Programme, giving refugees the freedom to choose their food according to their individual needs
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UNRWA and UNICEF launched on 29 April ‘Palestiniadi’, a three-day sports event for children and youth living in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon. Palestiniadi brought together more than 300 Palestine refugee children from Lebanon, Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon, and Lebanese children to compete in six different sports activities. Around 40 children with disabilities were among the participants
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Belgium Didier Reynders during his visit to Brussels on 14 June 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Frederick Swinnen
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Belgium to express appreciation for the strength and quality of the partnership between the Kingdom and the Agency
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Seventy-five-year-old Palestine refugee Jamila Hashisho sitting outside her home in Beach camp, in western Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
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“Sometimes many days pass and we can’t wash the laundry. The children get scabies and lice,” said Salwa Abu Nemer, who lives with her family in a makeshift shelter in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. Salwa’s home, like those of many people in Gaza, is not connected to the municipal water network. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
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