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UNRWA Urges Donor Community to Take Firm Stand Against Mass Forcible Transfer of Palestinian Bedouins
21 September 2014
UNRWA today urged the donor community to step up its opposition to the planned transfer of thousands of Bedouins from the central areas of the West Bank to the newly created town of Nweima near Jericho.
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Abdul Nasser Al Saadi/UNRWA Archives
19 September 2014
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme in Lebanon with a generous new donation of US$ 300,000 to address the urgent needs of children with disabilities. This amount is in addition to the US$ 80,000 that UNICEF has already contributed to the UNRWA Assistive...
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19 September 2014
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development and UNRWA recently announced a US$ 275,000 agreement to provide emergency relief assistance to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.
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300,000 UNRWA children start school in conflict-ravaged Gaza and Syria
14 September 2014
Nearly 300,000 children went back to UNRWA schools at the start of the school year in Gaza and Syria today. “In Gaza, conflict has profoundly affected the traditional learning environment and delayed the academic year for almost three weeks,” said UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl. "But after the traumatic...
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Dar al Musawwir
11 September 2014
A high-level donor visit took place yesterday to Nahr el Bared Palestine Refugee Camp in Northern Lebanon. The field visit, organized by UNRWA Lebanon, was the first donor visit to Nahr el Bared for over a year. The delegation included, the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Angelina Eichhorst,...
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