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09 October 2012
In the early morning of 9 September 2012, Jihad Husein Suleiman , 28, a school attendant at ‘Ara School in Jaramana Camp, was killed while on his way to catch a bus from Yarmouk to his workplace in Jaramana Camp. He was struck by a single bullet to his chest. Jihad joined UNRWA in 2007 and he will be remembered for...
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08 October 2012
Remembering those of our staff in Syria we have lost.
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06 October 2012
This year, UNRWA celebrates World Teachers’ Day by highlighting the work of five teachers chosen from our 700 schools throughout the Middle East. These outstanding educators are an inspiration to their colleagues ...
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05 October 2012
In Lebanon, Palestinian refugee children and young people have restricted access to the public school system. As a result, UNRWA in Lebanon provides not only primary education but also secondary education and, to a lesser extent, supports access to university education through specific donor funding.
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05 October 2012
The Gaza Strip is a difficult place to get an education. Amid a backdrop of violence, unemployment, and extreme poverty resulting from the ongoing Israeli blockade of the coastal enclave, the quality of children’s education in Gaza has declined in recent years.
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