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13 September 2013
Thanks to an emergency donation to UNRWA, just received from two European countries in response to the Agency's humanitarian appeal in the North, UNRWA will be able to continue to support 18 registered patients from the North in receiving urgent and ongoing kidney dialysis treatment. The patients would otherwise be in...
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12 September 2013
2013: Ensuring Quality Education in Times of Emergency 1 September 2013 East Jerusalem As children around the world prepare to go back to school this fall, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) regrets to announce that over half of its schools in Syria have closed, affecting nearly two thirds of Palestine...
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Saudi Arabia Contributes US$ 10M for Palestine Refugees from Syria
10 September 2013
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has responded to the Syria Appeal of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) with a generous donation of US$ 10 million, through its Saudi Fund for Development. The ongoing conflict in Syria is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps, and the Agency...
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UNRWA and Japan Complete Rehousing Project in Gaza
09 September 2013
In Khan Younis, Makoto Honda, Deputy Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, and Robert Turner, Director of Operations in Gaza for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), inaugurated 226 new shelters, built for over 1,200 Palestine refugees whose homes were demolished or damaged beyond repair...
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Belgium Contributes US$ 8M to Support Palestine Refugees
05 September 2013
The Kingdom of Belgium has announced a new contribution of EUR 6 million (US$ 8 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The latest contribution has been made to the Agency’s General Fund, which supports the vital services that UNRWA provides to some 5...
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