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Deputy Commissioner-General of UNRWA Sandra Mitchel speaks at the opening ceremony of the trade fair. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Sarraj
19 July 2016
The Microfinance Department in Gaza organized its first trade fair to display the products and services from small and microenterprises run by Palestinians benefitting from UNRWA Microfinance loans
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18 July 2016
In the early evening of 17 July, Yaser Mahmoud Shuaeeb, a driver for UNRWA in Aleppo, was struck by shrapnel fragments in his back as he was getting off a bus on Nile Street on his way home
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15 July 2016
The United States government has announced a new contribution of nearly US$ 68 million to UNRWA in Jordan
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14 July 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 4.3 million for the second quarter of transitional shelter cash assistance (TSCA, rental subsidy payments). The funds will reach a total of 6,843 families across the Gaza Strip; they will be able to access their assistance next week. Emergency shelter – including support for home...
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13 July 2016
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have started to work on the digitization of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook in the form of a mobile application called the ‘E-MCH Handbook’.
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