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UNRWA food distribution, Alliance distribution centre, Damascus, Syria © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
20 June 2016
Yasmin Sweid, Ahmad Ajan and Mustafa Ramadan are among the 450, 000 Palestine refugees registered with UNRWA in Syria and among those who have remained there throughout the war. Over the past five years, they have been confronted with some of the worst effects of the conflict such as besiegement, internal displacement...
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Thirty-six-year-old Hayam Farahat holding her son, 6-year-old Ali, in their home in Rafah, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 June 2016
The blockade on the Gaza Strip has entailed a tight control over all aspects of life since 2007, severely restricting the movement of goods, as well as people. This lack of freedom of movement impacts the Palestinians’ right to enjoy the highest standards of human rights and development, including the right to medical...
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Community members gathered around a young tree planted in Husseiniyeh, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Shadi Saoudi
13 June 2016
The return of residents to Husseiniyeh is a rare success story in the conflict in Syria. August 2015 marked the first time since early 2013 that a large number of Palestine refugee families, approximately 6,000, have been able to go back to their houses. To commemorate the new beginning, UNRWA – in cooperation with...
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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
06 June 2016
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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Students from a school in Baqa’a, Jordan, exercising as part of the healthy lifestyle campaign promoted by UNRWA. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Sawsan Al-Alem
30 May 2016
With generous support from United States, UNRWA promotes a series of events to stimulate healthier lifestyles for students and staff across its schools and fields of operations
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