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UNRWA Celebrates World Teachers’ Day
07 October 2013
On 7 October, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) hosted an event at the Amman Training Centre in honour of World Teachers' Day. More than 150 people, including UNRWA staff members as well as Agency partners, gathered to celebrate the role of UNRWA teachers in providing quality...
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Back to School in Lebanon with UNRWA, UNICEF and EU
05 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held a ceremony at the Nablus Preparatory School for Girls, in Saida, Lebanon, to mark the beginning of the 2013/14 school year.
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UAERC and UNRWA to resume Gaza housing project halted since 2005
06 October 2013
The UAE Red Crescent will finance the completion of refugee housing in Khan Younis, Gaza, to the tune of an additional $ 5.4 million. An agreement to this effect has been signed in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Mohamed Ateeq Al-Falahi, Secretary-General of the UAE Red Crescent (UAERC), and Mr Peter Ford, Representative of the...
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Human Appeal International helps Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan
02 October 2013
Amman Human Appeal International, an Emirati NGO based in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) have signed an agreement covering the provision of in-kind assistance for Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) who have fled to Jordan. The first donation...
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01 October 2013
Reflecting its commitment to education as a vital investment in the human development of Palestine refugees, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has published the results of a comprehensive study on students who drop out of school and the reasons for which they do so.
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