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Support from Japan for Palestine Refugees
11 November 2013
At a ceremony at the Representative Office of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, in Ramallah, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the Government of Japan celebrated an important occasion, as Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, accepted a generous...
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07 November 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is grateful to the Valladolid Regional Government, in Spain, for supporting the Agency's Syria response plan for a second time in 2013. The new contribution from Valladolid, of EUR 15,200 (US$ 20,500) will enable UNRWA to purchase 186 baby kits for vulnerable...
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07 November 2013
The regional government of Castilla La Mancha, in Spain, has provided valuable support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in its efforts to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. With a donation of EUR 62,000 (US$ 84,000), Castilla La Mancha...
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Education Above All for Palestine Refugees from Syria
31 October 2013
Doha A new agreement with the Educate a Child (EAC) programme of the Education Above All Foundation, signed in Doha, Qatar, will help the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) provide emergency education support to over 67,000 Palestine refugee children from Syria,...
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A War on Development: Second Report on Impact of Syria Conflict
30 October 2013
In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the Syrian Center for Policy Research and with important support from the European Union (EU), UNRWA has issued the second in a series of quarterly socioeconomic monitoring reports on the crisis in Syria.
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