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20 August 2015
On Thursday, 20 August, UNRWA joined other UN bodies at the Damascus Opera House to celebrate World Humanitarian Day. UNRWA students enthralled a packed house with a musical performance featuring a Palestinian folk song and a song for UNRWA Regional Youth Ambassador Mohammad Assaf. The 30 displaced Palestine refugees...
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Israeli authorities demolished this residential structure in the Palestinian community of Al Jiftlik Abu Al Ajaj in Area C of the Occupied West Bank in April 2015. Photo: OCHA (file)
19 August 2015
On Tuesday, the Coordinator for Humanitarian and UN Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Robert Piper, and the Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Felipe Sanchez, expressed grave concern about demolitions that were carried out yesterday by the Israeli Civil Administration in...
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17 August 2015
On 11 and 12 August, the UNRWA education programme in Syria held its annual conference in Damascus to reflect on its achievements in promoting quality education for Palestine refugee children in Syria despite significant challenges. The conference brought together 150 teachers, school principals and education support...
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On 29 and 31 July, the South and North campuses of the Siblin Training Centre held their graduation ceremonies for 533 graduating students for the 2014-2015 academic year. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Samir Saidawi
13 August 2015
Under the patronage of the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Lebanon, H.E. Ashraf Dabbour, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Matthias Schmale, as well as with the support of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre’s South Campus organized a graduation...
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12 August 2015
Saudi Arabia this week communicated to UNRWA that it has approved an assistance package worth US$ 35 million dollars. The majority will be spent on education and health in Gaza, on upgrading schools and health centres in Jordan, on the construction of three health centres in the West Bank and on maintaining buildings...
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