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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
27 February 2015
A rigorous hygiene campaign is playing a key role preventing any major disease outbreaks in Collective Centres, some eight months since displaced people first sought shelter from the July/August 2014 hostilities.
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
26 February 2015
Japan has announced a new US$ 32.2 million contribution to UNRWA. The donation will support urgent relief and recovery needs in Gaza, emergency assistance for Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria, and the continuation of essential UNRWA services in the occupied Palestinian territory, Lebanon, Syria and...
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From left:  UNRWA Director of Operations in Jordan Roger Davies, German Ambassador Ralf Tarraf, Director General of Department of Palestinian affairs Eng. Mahmoud Akrabawi) © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Sitteh
26 February 2015
H.E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jordan, Ralph Tarraf, and the Director of UNRWA in Jordan, Roger Davies, opened the extension to Husn Preparatory Boys School in the Palestine refugee camp of Husn, in northern Jordan, on 24 February. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Director...
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Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Robert Turner, and EU Representative, John Gatt-Rutter sign the agreement of the European Union’s new EUR5 million (US$ 5.7 million) contribution to UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme in the Gaza Strip. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
24 February 2015
The European Union (EU) has announced a new EUR 5 million (US$ 5.7 million) contribution to the UNRWA Job Creation Programme in the Gaza Strip.
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Palestine refugees from Damascus queue at UNRWA’s Alliance Distribution Center to receive food packages, made possible by the generous funding of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Damascus, November 2014. © UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad.
18 February 2015
UNRWA distributes food parcels to over 93,000 families during first round of assistance
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