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06 November 2014
In a step towards mechanizing the collection and disposal of solid waste, the Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, has launched seven mini-compactors in Marka and Zarka camps. This pilot initiative aims at improving waste management in both camps, where it is currently conducted manually by sanitation...
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06 November 2014
The Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Martin Lidegaard, visited the Gaza Strip yesterday to see first-hand the destruction wrought by the summer’s conflict and hear about the long-term financial, humanitarian and political support necessary to help the people of Gaza rebuild.
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© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
03 November 2014
In light of the emergency situation in Gaza, the Government of Asturias has earmarked EUR 70,000 (US$ 86,741) to help improve the food security of those whose homes have been damaged or destroyed as a result of the ‘Protective Edge’ military operation. In the worst days of the offensive, around 500,000 people were...
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31 October 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has made his first official visit in office to Finland,
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31 October 2014
The Regional Government of Castilla la Mancha, Spain, has contributed EUR 250,000 (US$ 320,000) to an UNRWA project designed to improve environmental health conditions in 13 Palestine refugee camps in the West Bank. The health status of Palestine refugees is challenged by poor environmental conditions. Access to...
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