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© 2013 UNRWA Photo by Carol Alfarah
28 September 2016
The Kingdom of Belgium has contributed EUR 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s efforts to meet the education and shelter needs of Palestine refugees. This comes in addition to the EUR 6.25 million (US$ 7.14 million) that...
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In this iconic photograph from the UNRWA Film and Photo Archive, a convoy of trucks carries refugees and their belongings from Gaza to Hebron in the West Bank. © 1949 UN Archives Photographer Unknown
22 September 2016
The Danish Representative Office in Ramallah, UNRWA and the Danish House in Palestine open a three-day exhibition featuring a selection of previously unpublished photos from the UNRWA Film and Photo Archive
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Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, and Mr. Farid Abu Athra, Chief of UNRWA's Education Programme in Gaza, honour one of the school principals for his 40 years of service. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
22 September 2016
As a sign of appreciation for their years of service, UNRWA honoured eight education staff members (six teachers, a deputy school principal and a school principal) as they will complete 40 years of service with UNRWA in 2016. The celebration was held at the UNRWA Education Programme office in presence of Mr. Bo Schack...
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UNRWA distributed 695 live sheep to 2,085 Palestine refugee families in the Gaza Strip, through the “Supporting Poor Families during Al-Adha Eid” project, thanks to a generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA. ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
14 September 2016
On 8 and 10 September, UNRWA distributed 695 live sheep to 2,085 Palestine refugee families, thanks to a generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA (IR USA) for the Muslim Al-Adha Eid celebration
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Graduate Islam Issa is giving a welcome speech during the graduation ceremony of the Young Women Leaders Programme in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
07 September 2016
On 30 August the UNRWA Gender Initiative organized a graduation ceremony for 300 young female graduates who participated in three-month training under the Young Women Leaders Programme, which serves to promote equal opportunities for women in Gaza
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