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24 October 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Japan on October 22 to 24. Mr. Krähenbühl met with prominent parliamentarians and senior government officials, including Deputy Chief of Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato and Senior Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi. He also met...
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Photo by Marina Calypso Antonioli
24 October 2014
The Waldesian Church and UNRWA Italia have signed a EUR 500,000 cooperation agreement to fund the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired in Gaza. The agreement was signed in Rome on 9 October by Waldesian Board Moderator Eugenio Bernardini and Ambassador Giuseppe Cassini, on behalf of UNRWA Italia, in the...
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Alaa Ghosheh/UNRWA Archives
22 October 2014
The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) today organized a briefing tour and event in the West Bank in solidarity with Palestinian farmers affected by the West Bank Barrier during the olive harvest. The UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank, Felipe Sanchez, joined HCT representatives, diplomats from Belgium, France...
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Palestinians searching the rubble of destroyed homes in Khuzaa, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip.
20 October 2014
Jerusalem A week after the Cairo conference and the recent visits to Gaza by the Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, UNRWA is scaling up its response to meet critical needs of people in the Strip. We are focusing on providing food, water and sanitation services to over 40,...
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20 October 2014
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) and UNRWA have announced a US$ 50,000 agreement to provide urgently needed emergency relief assistance to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.
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