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21 June 2013
At the Phoenix Centre “Al-Finieq,” in Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem, the Campus in Camps project hosted an event for the 2012 cohort’s final presentation. With the project’s two-year deadline quickly approaching, participants were proud to display and discuss their work and ideas.
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21 June 2013
For over ten years, the business was successful. In 2004, however, everything began to change. Restrictions on export from Gaza increased; movement within the Strip became more difficult because of checkpoints established around Israeli settlements.
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20 June 2013
18 June 2013 Washington, DC With nearly 400 participants, the second annual American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run in Washington, DC, on 8 June,was a huge hit! The event raised over US$ 92,000 – nearly double what was raised at last year’s 5K event – for UNRWA’s psychosocial support programme,...
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20 June 2013
“I am struggling to make ends meet amid the difficult circumstances in Gaza. I was surprised by the high cost of living and the lack of jobs..” These are the words of Samir who is one of nearly 1,000 individuals reported to UNRWA as having fled the violence in Syria to look for refuge in the Gaza Strip.
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19 June 2013
Amal is one of many Palestine refugees displaced by the ongoing conflict in Syria. The 38 year-old mother of four is exhausted physically and emotionally after she and her family left their home in Husseinieh for Sbeineh camp in Damascus, and finally to Jaramana in search of safety.
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