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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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On 29 and 31 July, the South and North campuses of the Siblin Training Centre held their graduation ceremonies for 533 graduating students for the 2014-2015 academic year. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Samir Saidawi
13 August 2015
Under the patronage of the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Lebanon, H.E. Ashraf Dabbour, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Matthias Schmale, as well as with the support of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre’s South Campus organized a graduation...
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12 August 2015
Saudi Arabia this week communicated to UNRWA that it has approved an assistance package worth US$ 35 million dollars. The majority will be spent on education and health in Gaza, on upgrading schools and health centres in Jordan, on the construction of three health centres in the West Bank and on maintaining buildings...
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UNRWA staff members during a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies Training of Trainers session at the UNRWA Gaza Field Office. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
10 August 2015
To build UNRWA staff capacity in emergency preparedness, the UNRWA Collective Centre Management Unit (CCMU) organized a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Emergencies Training of Trainers (TOT) for 20 staff members of the Infrastructure and Camp Improvement Programme (ICIP), held on 27 and 28 July at the UNRWA...
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Palestine refugee girl being examined by a doctor at an UNRWA clinic in Rafah, Gaza Strip. © 2012 UNRWA Photo
08 August 2015
The infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in five decades, according to an UNRWA study , and the Agency’s Health Director says the blockade may be contributing to the trend. Every five years, UNRWA conducts a survey of infant mortality across the region, and the 2013 results were released this...
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