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Israa Al Halabi and her twin sister Nadeen participate in a recycling workshop with visiting artist Michèle Vanvlasselaer at Asmaa Preparatory Girls School (A) in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
02 August 2016
Almost 165,000 registered Palestine refugee children are being given the chance to participate in different activities such as drawing and handicraft workshops through Summer Fun Weeks in Gaza. This year, the activities include a special focus on recycling and protecting the environment
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01 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 2.5 million for the second quarter of transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 135,600), reconstruction (US$ 2,047,892) and severe repair works (US$ 365,531). The funds will reach a total of 659 families across the Gaza Strip. They will access their assistance this week. Emergency...
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15 December 2015
The Government of Valencia (Generalitat Valenciana) has contributed EUR 122,309 to the UNRWA Young Women Leadership Programme to help support the employment prospects of young Palestine refugee women in Gaza. In Gaza, the ongoing blockade and repeated conflicts have contributed to rising food prices and high levels of...
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UNRWA Director of External Relations and Communications (Officer-in-Charge) Asif Husain-Naviatti and Austrian Representative to the Palestinian Authority Dr. Andrea Nasi, 26 July 2016. Photo: Courtesy of the Austrian Representative Office
28 July 2016
The Government of Austria has contributed EUR 1 million (US$ 1,109,878) to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory
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Yalda Distribution Point, Yalda, Southern Damascus, Syria, February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
26 July 2016
The United States is contributing US$ 25 million to UNRWA in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal. The funds will support emergency operations in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan
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