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UNRWA Construction Projects in Gaza “Ground to a Halt”  Outgoing Commissioner General warns of “further conflict” unless “human security” is addressed
19 November 2013
The outgoing Commissioner General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, has warned that 19 out of 20 UNRWA construction projects in Gaza have “ground to a halt”.
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12 November 2013
The Government of Turkey, through the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of the Prime Ministry of the Republic of Turkey (AFAD), will provide for almost 15 per cent of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) annual requirement of over 70,000 tons of flour in the Gaza Strip, enabling UNRWA to...
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EU and UNRWA Commence Infrastructure Project in Lebanon
13 November 2013
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) marked the inauguration of an infrastructure improvement project today, unveiling the project's foundation stone in the Palestine refugee camp of Ein el Hilweh, Saida.
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UNRWA Breaks Ground for Husn School
12 November 2013
On 6 November, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) broke ground for a boys’ school in the Palestine refugee camp of Husn, in northern Jordan. The ceremony was conducted by Acting Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan Anna Segall.
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Support from Japan for Palestine Refugees
11 November 2013
At a ceremony at the Representative Office of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, in Ramallah, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the Government of Japan celebrated an important occasion, as Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, accepted a generous...
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