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04 September 2014
As the people of Gaza emerge from 50 days of conflict, one group of women will be using their talent and creativity to bring much needed income to their families, while at the same time sharing traditional Palestinian art with the wider world.
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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
03 September 2014
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Advisory Commission conducted a field visit to Gaza on 3 September for AdCom Members. During the visit, the group drove from Salah Al Din Road to the Eastern Road and Shuja'iyya, and received and briefing in the car via radio by Mumen Shahin, DeputyChief Area Officer followed by...
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UNRWA Stands with the Children of Gaza at the Start of a New School Year UNRWA Stands with the Children of Gaza at the Start of a New School Year
27 August 2014
It is early on Sunday morning and the sound of school bells can be heard. Playgrounds are full. Students are in lines singing the Palestinian national anthem. Teachers are supervising activities. Speeches are being delivered. This, however, is not a typical school assembly, as falls on day 48 of a war that has seen...
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UNRWA Archives
27 August 2014
UNRWA summer camps are bringing smiles to Palestine refugee children in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. Themed ‘Aim High for the Sky’, the camps target over 1,200 children, including children living Area C, which is the area of the West Bank under full Israeli control, and children living in the ‘Seam Zone’, which...
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Taghrid Mohammad/UNRWA Archives
26 August 2014
Few groups are as vulnerable, as full of potential or as in need of support as the Palestine refugee children of Syria. Of the 460,000 Palestine refugees currently in Syria, more than a third (about 184,000) are children. Education has provided hope for successive generations of Palestine refugees, which makes it all...
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