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13 June 2015
Kuwait has donated USD 15 million to UNRWA for its work with Palestine refugees across the Middle East. The donation was announced at a ceremony in Geneva on 11 June, with the funds being passed to UNRWA by His Excellency, Mr Mansour Al-Otaibi, the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the UN at a...
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Oday Tariq Baker, benefits from Arabic Language and Mathematics lessons. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Awad
12 June 2015
This week, UNRWA in Gaza started its annual Summer Learning Program (SLP). This program provides children who failed Arabic, Mathematics or both the opportunity to level up and move to the next grade level. The students who failed Arabic or Math have been informed to attend the SLP. These children will attend special...
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Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 June 2015
US$ 2,097,225 in funding, available for cash assistance for rental subsidies (US$ 21,800), severe (US$ 1,897,329) major (US$ 72,298) and minor (US$ 96,798) repairs and the US$ 500 reintegration grant to replace lost households goods (US$ 9,000),
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UNRWA-WHO panel on “Refugees and internally displaced persons: Right to health, right to life?” © 2015 UNRWA Representative Office to the European Union
08 June 2015
On 3 and 4 June, UNRWA prominently participated in the European Development Days (EDDs) Brussels, that took place under the theme “our world, our dignity, our future”, and attracted over 6,000 high‐profile political decision makers, development practitioners, international organisations, advocacy organisations,...
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Suhair Riyad Battah is one of 21 female guards who will be working at UNRWA Health Centres in Gaza.  © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan.
05 June 2015
UNRWA has started to employ 21 female guards in its Health Centres across the Gaza Strip as part of the Agency’s efforts to ensure a protective environment for service delivery and enhanced gender-equity
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