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 UNRWA Responds to Polio Outbreak
19 November 2013
As the crisis in Syria approaches its third year, the conflict, displacement and interruptions in care mean that public health is increasingly at risk. This danger has been made all too clear by the recent outbreak of polio in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, where the World Health Organization (WHO) has...
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Unstoppable Girl
18 November 2013
Getting an education has been harder for Sara than for most young Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip
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Stopping Diabetes, One Step at a Time
14 November 2013
On 9 November 2013, the United Nations for Relief and Works for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) highlighted World Diabetes Day, 14 November, by organizing a walk in Saida, Lebanon, inviting participants to ‘Walk to Stop Diabetes’
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UNRWA needs over $40 million, Commissioner-General says
13 November 2013
"UNRWA is working in an emergency mode almost everywhere in the region where it operates," UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi tells UN Radio.
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Run for Peace
11 November 2013
Hundreds of Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian youth throughout Lebanon came together to run the 2013 Beirut Marathon. This year’s marathon was dedicated to peacemaking
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