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Japanese Students Visit UNRWA Schools and Health Centre
31 March 2014
On 19 March 2014, a group of Japanese students visited Askar Palestine refugee camp, near Nablus, and the Qalqiliya hospital and health centre
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Step by Step
31 March 2014
“For 18 years, I used to take my pocket money from my dad”, says Hanan. Now 35, she has always nurtured great expectations, planning to become a career woman with no need for pocket money.
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Surviving a Conflict Entering Fourth Year, How Much Longer to Go?
27 March 2014
“Lord have mercy. People have died. What is this world we live in?” says an old man, sobbing. “Does no one care? Where has people’s humanity gone?” Amid striped sunlight and pools of standing water, standing on Rama Street in Yarmouk camp, I look up in dismay at the burned façade of a building, its third floor gutted...
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Light in Aida Camp, © Guillaume Petermann.
26 March 2014
What I’ve learned is that we can’t wait around for someone else to help us, that’s not living, we have to develop ourselves,” says Islam Jameel. Islam, 35 grew up in Aida camp during the first intifada. Shortly after her marriage, Israeli forces arrested her husband Ahmed. He was kept in prison for four years until he...
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A Visit on Mother’s Day
21 March 2014
West Bank On Mother’s Day, 21 March, the elderly women of the Palestine refugee camps of Aqbat Jabr and Ein el-Sultan received a surprise visit from Felipe Sanchez, Director of UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Operations in the West Bank, who came to remind them that they – among the most vulnerable of refugees –...
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