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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
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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20 August 2015
The Bizkaia Regional Government has pledged a contribution of EUR 119,997 to the UNRWA Syria Crisis Response that will go towards the provision of hygiene and baby kits for Palestine refugee families in Syria. Since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, the violence has escalated and continues to have a severe impact on...
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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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18 August 2015
The Navarra Regional Government has donated EUR 85,000 to UNRWA, which will support one mobile clinic for approximately three months in 2015. The right to health care is widely recognized by the international community, and these funds are crucial in guaranteeing that the most vulnerable Palestine refugees will have...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
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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