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25 April 2014
The United States of America has made a generous new contribution of US$ 82 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), bringing the total U.S. contribution to UNRWA in 2014 alone to US$ 211 million. These funds are of vital importance as the Agency continues...
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UNRWA Welcomes Austrian Minister to the West Bank
24 April 2014
East Jerusalem On 23 April, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, welcomed Sebastian Kurz, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, on an official visit to the West Bank. Mr. Krähenbühl...
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UNRWA Opens New Health Centre in Irbid
23 April 2014
Amman The Director of UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, and the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the United States, Stephanie Williams, opened today the newly constructed, American-funded health centre in Irbid camp. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Ms. Williams said...
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UNRWA Strengthens Partnership with UNESCO
11 April 2014
Amman The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides assistance and protection to some 5 million Palestinian refugees, made key contributions to conferences in Paris and Oslo led by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The collaborations and sharing of experiences will further...
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UNRWA Staff Union Donates for Yarmouk
14 April 2014
Amman Members of the Area Staff Union (ASU) at the Amman Headquarters of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) have generously donated two days’ salary to help the Palestinian civilians trapped in Yarmouk. Their contribution of US$ 12,008 has been used to purchase food for the parcels being delivered into Yarmouk...
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