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27 February 2013
On the afternoon of 25 February, Basem al-Hindi, a 14 year-old Palestine refugee living in Syria, sustained serious shrapnel wounds to his head when a suspected mortar round exploded on a public road in Damascus. A few hours later, Basem died of his wounds.
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24 February 2013
UNRWA and the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent have signed an agreement worth USD 8 million for the construction of four schools in the Gaza Strip.
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22 February 2013
UNRWA this week participated in a historic conference on teaching standards in the occupied Palestinian territory. Hosted by the Palestinian Ministry of Education in partnership with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO),
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14 February 2013
UNRWA launched today an emergency appeal of just over USD 300 million to support some of the most disadvantaged Palestinians in the Middle East; those living in the West Bank and Gaza.
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10 February 2013
Credible reports indicate that on 7 February, 12 Palestine refugees were killed and many others injured in Yarmouk, a suburb of Damascus. UNRWA repeats its grave concern about this trend.
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