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03 February 2015
A total of 9,503 families received shelter assistance packages today, Tuesday 3 February, after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia generously repurposed US$ 13.5 million initially pledged to UNRWA for reconstruction in the Gaza Strip. The Kingdom, through the Saudi Fund for Development, responded with flexibility, allowing...
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© UNRWA
01 February 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, visited Lebanon from 28 until 30 January, where he met with the Lebanese Prime Minister, Tamam Salam, Parliament Speaker, Nabih Berri, a number of senior Lebanese officials and diplomatic representatives, including the Ambassador of Palestine to Lebanon.
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Long Journey photography exhibition opens in Brazil
28 January 2015
The Long Journey photography exhibition opened in São Paulo, Brazil, on January 24. The exhibition showcases iconic photos and films depicting the life of Palestine refugees since 1948, selected from the digitized UNRWA Archive. The São Paulo exhibition will run until March 15, after which it will tour Brazil,...
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© UNRWA Photo
27 January 2015
UNRWA has been forced to suspend its cash assistance programme in Gaza to tens of thousands of people for repairs to damaged and destroyed homes and for rental subsidies to the homeless.
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A woman browses through the selection of photos at the exhibition. © UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
22 January 2015
UNRWA has brought the Long Journey photography exhibition to the Al-Bireh Cultural Center in the city of Al-Bireh. The exhibition showcases iconic photos and films depicting the life of Palestine refugees since 1948, selected from the digitized UNRWA Archive.
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