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 UNRWA and Coalition of Muslim Relief Organizations Sign Cooperative Agreement for Work in Gaza
04 September 2014
Five Muslim relief organisations working in a coalition to support the recovery of the Gaza Strip are contributing US$ 500,000 to UNRWA for humanitarian assistance. The agreement was signed by Islamic Help CEO Saif Ahmad, United Muslim Relief president and CEO Dr. Abed Ayoub, Baitulmaal Executive Director Suleiman...
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 UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, makes his first visit in office to Switzerland
02 September 2014
The UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, has made his first official visit in office to Switzerland
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Back to School at UNRWA: Education Touched by Conflict
02 September 2014
As children in many parts of the world start their new school year, half a million Palestine refugee children should be returning to over 650 UNRWA schools in Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank, Gaza and Syria – but many cannot.
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UNRWA and WFP Partner to Secure Food Assistance for Palestine Refugees from Syria in Lebanon
29 August 2014
UNRWA and the World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a memorandum of understanding to support cash for food assistance for Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon.
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Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
26 August 2014
UNRWA asks for US$ 295.4 million in a new Gaza emergency appeal There are now approximately 300,000 people crowding into 85 UNRWA schools in Gaza – a number never before seen in Gaza’s history. The collapse of ceasefire talks in Cairo on 18 August led to the seventh week of hostilities, with violence at an intensity...
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