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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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18 June 2013
UNRWA marks this year’s World Refugee Day by bringing attention to the stories of refugees in its five fields of operation. The following story sheds light on the vulnerability of Palestine refugees displaced by the ongoing violence in Syria.
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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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