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19 April 2013
The Netherlands government has made a voluntary contribution of EUR 13 million (US$ 16.25 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) for the year 2013. This contribution will go towards the assistance, protection and advocacy that UNRWA provides for some 5...
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18 April 2013
The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Robert Watkins visited the Nahr el-Bard Palestine refugee camp in northern Lebanon, where he witnessed first-hand the living conditions of Palestine refugees and was briefed on the reconstruction efforts, which started in the camp in 2007.
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16 April 2013
Kuwait has given UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) $15 million of its overall pledge of $300 million to the UN to help the organization meet the overwhelming humanitarian needs generated by the crisis in Syria.
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15 April 2013
The Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, Andrea Riccardi, has visited Shatila refugee camp near Beirut to meet with Palestine refugees displaced from Syria and witness first-hand their difficult living conditions.
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09 April 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) held a ceremony today in Lebanon Field Office to present the results of health reform activities generously funded by the Italian Development Cooperation beginning in 2010.
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