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Photo Credit: Mohamemd Assaf Twitter, @MohammedAssaf89
23 August 2016
UNRWA Goodwill Ambassador Mohammad Assaf participated as a special guest at the World Humanitarian Day event in New York City on Friday, calling for support for humanitarian organizations working to protect refugees
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Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge judges and organizers accompanied by Dr. Akihiro Seita, Director of UNRWA Health Programme, with the two winning team-leaders in the Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge, at UNRWA Training Centre in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
19 August 2016
In cooperation with the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge (JGIC) initiative, UNRWA hosted the 2016 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge contest focused on enhancing living conditions in the Gaza Strip
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17 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 4.4 million for second quarter transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 201,300), reconstruction (US$ 3.78 million) and severe repair works (US$ 473,668) to a total of 924 families across Gaza
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Head of the Representative Office of Norway to the Palestinian Authority, His Excellency, Hans Jacob Frydenlund, during a friendly game with the UNRWA youth football team at Al-Musader playground in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
15 August 2016
For the third time since 2012, an UNRWA football team from Gaza won the world’s largest football tournament for youth, the Norway Football Cup in Oslo, where this year 2,199 teams from over 70 countries participated
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
12 August 2016
On 8 and 9 August, the UNRWA Syria Field Education Programme held its annual conference in Damascus to reflect on its achievements in promoting quality education to Palestine refugee children in Syria despite the significant challenges being faced
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