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02 April 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) contributed this week to two high-level regional education meetings in Amman, reaffirming its leading role in and engagement with regional dialogue on reforming education systems.
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02 April 2013
During the three-week conflict in Gaza in 2009, Nimeh Hawwas, a Palestinian refugee from Gaza, lost her son Ashraf, her grandson Ahmad, and her home, which was demolished as a result of the shelling of a neighboring house.
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02 April 2013
In December 2012, thousands of Palestine refugees fled air strikes, clashes and shelling in Yarmouk camp, Damascus, seeking shelter in UNRWA buildings.
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01 April 2013
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) marks this year’s World Health Day with a campaign to combat diabetes and sustained high blood pressure, or hypertension among Palestine refugees. In cooperation with the World Diabetes Foundation, UNRWA is launching a six-month pilot campaign, entitled “...
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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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