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28 November 2014
East Jerusalem The Azerbaijan International Development Agency had donated US$ 632,000 to UNRWA to provide urgently needed emergency relief assistance to Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip. The donation comes in response to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Flash Appeal to support those impacted...
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27 November 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit in office to Oslo on 26-27 November to discuss the cooperation between UNRWA and Norway, and the current situation in UNRWA’s Fields of operation. Mr. Krähenbühl met with Foreign Minister Børge Brende, senior government officials, members of...
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Children crossing a flooded street in Gaza City
27 November 2014
UNRWA has declared an Emergency in Gaza City, following extreme weather and severe flooding over the past 48 hours. No casualties or injuries have been reported, however hundreds of residents in the flooded areas around the Sheikh Radwan storm water lagoon have evacuated their homes. One UNRWA school and an UNRWA...
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First-place winner photo by Niraz Saied, Yarmuok camp, Syria.
26 November 2014
A timeless photograph capturing the anguish of children affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria has won first prize in the European Union-supported 2014 UNRWA youth photography competition.
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25 November 2014
Hikma Pharmaceuticals, the leading pharmaceuticals company in Jordan, is donating over 200,000 bottles of the antibiotic Amoxicillin, in addition to the cardiovascular medications Amlodipine and Blopress, to help Palestinians in the Gaza strip who were affected by the July-August conflict in Gaza. Donations were made...
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