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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
31 August 2016
On 28 August, around 50,000 Palestine refugee students began their school year in 96 UNRWA schools across the West Bank, including East Jerusalem
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The Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Bo Schack; the Palestinian Minister for Public Works and Housing, Mufeed al-Hasyna; and UNRWA Senior External Relations and Projects Officer, Munir Mannah, place the cornerstone for the construction of the Agency’s largest logistics base in Gaza, located in Rafah, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
31 August 2016
On 25 August 2016, UNRWA laid the cornerstone of what will become its largest logistics base in the Gaza Strip. The construction of the logistics base is made possible through a generous donation of US$10 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development
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UNRWA students in Gaza receive school supplies. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
30 August 2016
On 28 August, 263,229 students returned to 267 UNRWA schools in Gaza. Returning students received free school supplies, including Arabic and English exercise books, pens and pencils
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UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson and Jericho Governor Majed Fitiani inaugurate the infrastructure project in Ein el-Sultan camp in the West Bank. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
23 August 2016
UNRWA and local partners marked the inauguration of an infrastructure project targeting one of the main streets in Ein el-Sultan camp located in Jericho in the West Bank
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Photo Credit: Mohamemd Assaf Twitter, @MohammedAssaf89
23 August 2016
UNRWA Goodwill Ambassador Mohammad Assaf participated as a special guest at the World Humanitarian Day event in New York City on Friday, calling for support for humanitarian organizations working to protect refugees
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