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17 June 2013
To mark the occasion of World Refugee Day, UNRWA is putting a spotlight on the situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operation. Today, we bring you the story of a Palestine refugee woman whose life has been deeply affected by settlement construction in the old city of Hebron, in the West Bank.
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12 June 2013
Exciting news is coming out of UNRWA’s Baqaa Preparatory Girls’ School in Jordan, where visitors will immediately notice a new facility that is providing a better learning environment to the 2,450 students and teachers there.
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11 June 2013
Watch Summer Games 2011 More than half of the population of Gaza is under the age of 18. For these 800,000 boys and girls, daily life is characterised by conflict, poverty, loss of hope, and little freedom of choice or movement. In the densely-populated Gaza Strip, there is little time or space for children to have...
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07 June 2013
Nineteen-year-old Tala Shalkhati is a bright Palestine refugee student with a dream to 'leave a fingerprint on society’. Tala received the highest score on the Tawjihi exams in Jordan in 2012, with an average score of 99.6 per cent. She is now in her first year of medicine at the Jordan University of Science and...
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06 June 2013
Instead of visiting classrooms and listening to lectures, parents and students were treated to music, dance and other forms of creative expression that conveyed stories of injustice and trauma.
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