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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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31 October 2014
The Basque Government is supporting women in Gaza through the programme ‘Empowerment strategies to reduce vulnerability of refugee women’. Implemented by UNRWA, the programme will address the vulnerabilities faced by women, including those due to the Israeli blockade on Gaza and the traditionally patriarchal society...
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31 October 2014
UNRWA is grateful to the Basque Government for contributing EUR 200,000 (US$ 273,577) to the Agency’s Gaza emergency appeal. The Israeli blockade of Gaza entered its eighth year in June 2014 and continues to have a devastating effect by severely restricting access to markets and people’s movement to and from the Gaza...
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