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20 June 2014
The Government of the Netherlands has contributed US$ 1.97 million to support the UNRWA emergency assistance programme in the Gaza Strip. This contribution is vital to improving living conditions in the coastal strip, where the population faces a continued downward spiral as a result of the blockade imposed on it for...
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 UNRWA Launches Ramadan Appeal for Palestine Refugees in Syria
16 June 2014
UNRWA has launched a Ramadan Appeal for US$ 27 million to enable Palestine refugees trapped in Syria to be able to buy food in Ramadan.
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Zakat Foundation Supports Food for Yarmouk Families
10 June 2014
Washington, DC The Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) and American Friends of UNRWA (UNRWA USA) have partnered to provide immediate emergency food aid to Yarmouk, sharing a deep concern for the Palestine refugees in the war-ravaged camp in the southern suburbs of Damascus. In March, Zakat Foundation and UNRWA USA signed...
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Qatar supports UNRWA’s University Scholarship Programme
06 June 2014
In Brussels, the Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, accepted a contribution of US$ 100,000 from His Excellency Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Thani Al-Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and...
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UNRWA Arab Idol Serenades World Cup Audiences with Unprecedented ‘Fan-written’ Song
04 June 2014
Mohammed Assaf - Arab Idol winner, Palestine refugee and Regional Youth Ambassador for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has created World Cup history by creating the competition’s first ever ‘fan-written’ song. It was recorded in Dubai on 3 June.
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