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Support from Japan for Palestine Refugees
21 February 2014
East Jerusalem At the Kalandia Training Centre in Ramallah, Margot Ellis, Deputy Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), accepted a generous contribution of approximately US$ 16 million from Junya Matsuura, Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative to the Palestinian Authority of...
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UNRWA Implements Family Health in Jerash
11 February 2014
Amman The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) launched today the implementation of the Family Health Team approach in its health centre in the Palestine refugee camp of Jerash, Jordan. Speaking at the ceremony, Roger Davies, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, emphasized the importance of this new approach to...
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“Dangerously High” Rates of Diabetes among Palestinian Refugees
11 February 2014
Among the some 5 million Palestinian refugees registered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the rate of diabetes stands at 11.4 per cent of those over 40 years old
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UNRWA Launches Teacher Policy to further Professionalize Its Teaching Force
05 February 2014
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has launched its Teacher Policy.
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29 January 2014
Vienna The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) celebrates the thirty-eighth anniversary of its establishment with an exhibition about community-driven planning projects in Palestine refugee camps. Entitled ‘Space, Time, Dignity, Rights – Improving Palestinian Refugee Camps’, the exhibition, at OFID...
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