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AE Pledges $15 million for Palestine Refugees in Syria
22 July 2014
The United Arab Emirates Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) on Monday 21 July provided a donation of $15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to distribute desperately needed food-aid to Palestine refugees who continue to suffer the worst effects of Syria’s civil war...
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Dubai Begins Humanitarian Airlift for UNRWA in GazaDubai Begins Humanitarian Airlift for UNRWA in Gaza
21 July 2014
As the number of casualties and injured civilians rises in the Gaza Strip, aid agencies have geared up for the emergency response and mobilized relief supplies from the International Humanitarian City (IHC), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. These supplies have been donated to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for...
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ISRAEL CHANNEL TWO RETRACTS FALSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST UNRWA
20 July 2014
Israel’s highest-rating TV news network, Channel Two, has retracted false and damaging allegations that an UNRWA ambulance was used to transport militants in Gaza on the night of 19 July 2014. The false report by Channel Two’s military affairs correspondent was pulled after UNRWA presented incontrovertible evidence...
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Number of Palestinians seeking shelters in Gaza exceeds 50,000
19 July 2014
The number of IDPs that are taking shelter in UNRWA's designated emergency shelters has risen to 81,000 persons in 61 schools. It is expected that hundreds of those who had to flee their homes in Shejaiha will go to the shelters designated by UNRWA that will open additional shelters.
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Coming to the aid of the Gaza Strip
18 July 2014
The beginning of July has seen a dramatic escalation of violence in Gaza as hostilities have erupted between Israel and Hamas, including a massive Israeli military operation that is taking a devastating toll on men, women and children in the Gaza Strip. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...
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