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22 October 2012
Over 5,000 people participated in a celebration of United Nations Day in Brussels on Sunday, ahead of its official date on 24 October. The work of the UN in peace, security, human rights and development was showcased through different activities involving the public under the main theme of “participation”.
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22 October 2012
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) opened a new Greek-funded school in southern Gaza yesterday that will serve Palestine refugee children and young people in the Rafah area.
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19 October 2012
Exposure to violence and displacement throughout Syria continues to increase the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees. Based on current assessments, UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees in Syria are directly affected by the conflict.
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15 October 2012
The humanitarian situation in Syria has remained volatile over the last week. Intense armed conflict persists in Aleppo, Deraa, and Rif Damascus. UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees in Syria are directly affected by the conflict.
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12 October 2012
UNRWA this week observed its ongoing education work in Syria with a ceremony in Yarmouk refugee camp, near the capital of Damascus. Education is UNRWA’s largest programme, accounting for more than half of the Agency’s regular budget.
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