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16 July 2013
UNRWA expresses great sorrow at the death of another member of staff in Syria, who lost his life as a result of the ongoing conflict. Muhannad Ashmawi, born 18 July, 1974, joined UNRWA in 2007 as a school attendant. He served in two UNRWA schools in Yarmouk, where he had lived alone after sending his wife, son and...
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14 July 2013
The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Lebanon, Robert Watkins, visited the Ein El Hilweh Palestine refugee camp in Saida, south Lebanon, on 11 July , accompanied by Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict,
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13 July 2013
Margot Ellis, Deputy Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), came to Syria on 9-10 July to support the Agency’s continued humanitarian services to Palestine refugees displaced by the country’s ongoing conflict. She visited UNRWA operations and encouraged the staff
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12 July 2013
The Red Crescent Society of the United Arab Emirates (UAERC) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to support the reconstruction of Shu’fat Health Centre in Jerusalem.
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09 July 2013
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Campaign for the Relief of the Palestinian People in Gaza has made a generous donation of US$ 2.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The funding will go towards food distribution in the Gaza Strip, beginning in...
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