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Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, Adviser of the Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait, Board Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and United Nations Secretary-General Humanitarian (right) UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell (centre), and Ambassador of Kuwait to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Dr. Hamad Saleh Al-Duaij. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
19 April 2016
UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell received a high-ranking Kuwaiti delegation headed by Dr. Abdullah Matouq al-Matouq, the Adviser of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait, the Board Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the United Nations Secretary-General Humanitarian...
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Didier Burkhalter, head of the FDFA, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl © Photo Courtesy of FDFA
15 April 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has completed a two-day visit to Switzerland, during which he held talks with senior officials of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and briefed the External Affairs Committee of the Upper House of the Swiss...
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14 April 2016
As part of its ‘Rebuild Palestine. Start with Education’ initiative, Dubai Cares supports two schools benefiting 2,570 refugee Palestinian children
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07 April 2016
Every year, UNRWA commemorates World Health Day (WHD) on 7 April. With the theme ‘Beat Diabetes’, this year’s WHD focuses on diabetes as a threat to the health and well-being of people around the world
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The initial stages of the library being constructed at Rafah Elementary Co-Ed School. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
07 April 2016
UNRWA has started constructing the library in Rafah camp in southern Gaza to enhance literacy in the community, encourage critical thinking and supplement the school curricula,
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