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28 March 2013
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi visited last week Palestine refugees, predominantly Bedouin communities, around Jerusalem and Jericho. The communities visited by the Commissioner-General are all located in Area C, which comprises 60 per cent of the West Bank and is under full Israeli military and...
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28 March 2013
UNRWA held its fourth annual awards ceremony to name the Woman of the Year and Man of Equality in Action 2012. Organised by the UNRWA Gaza Women’s Committee, the event acknowledged colleagues for their commitment, dedication and important contribution to improve UNRWA’s work.
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26 March 2013
In response to the high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia – the lack of red blood cells to provide oxygen throughout the body – among Palestine refugees in Lebanon, UNRWA routinely screens those with a high risk, including pregnant women and infants under a year,
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22 March 2013
Displaced twice by two consecutive Arab-Israeli wars, Palestinian Bedouin refugee families from the Haifa area, in the north of today’s Israel, settled in Imreiha near the West Bank city of Jenin in 1967. Despite having lived in the area for decades, the Imreiha community lacks basic health, education and social...
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22 March 2013
Although Lebanon regularly suffers from water shortages, no place is more prone to them than Palestine refugee camps around Beirut. Having been cut off from the Beirut water network during the Lebanese Civil War, the situation is dire—with many completely unable to access clean drinking water from their homes.
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