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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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Islamic Relief USA Supports UNRWA
26 August 2014
Islamic Relief USA and UNRWA recently announced an agreement for the provision of emergency food assistance and emergency non-food items, worth a total of US$ 6,000,000, to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip. This contribution will provide three months coverage of food needs to 140,729 individuals and distribution...
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UNRWA supports students’ right to an education in Gaza, despite ongoing conflict
23 August 2014
UNRWA will commence a three-phase back-to-school plan in war torn Gaza this week, to help students and teachers start to transition into a new school year. This three phase plan is being coordinated with the UNRWA HQ, the Ministry of Education and in close collaboration with other partners who are working to support...
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Israel Retract False Allegation
23 August 2014
Israeli officials retracted this morning their earlier claim on Friday that the rocket that killed a four-year-old child in Southern Israel was launched from an UNRWA school in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli news reports that the rocket was launched from an UNRWA school were false. The same media outlets that rushed to...
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