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26-year old Zainab Mohammed Shurreim received a temporary job opportunity with the UNRWA 2016 Summer Fun Weeks. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
03 August 2016
More than 2,200 short-term job opportunities for registered refugees have been created by UNRWA as part of its 2016 Summer Fun Weeks programme, which runs from 23 July through to 11 August in 120 locations across Gaza
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UNRWA Siblin Training Centre graduation ceremonies, July 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
03 August 2016
The UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (STC) held two commencement ceremonies for the 2015/16 academic year, honouring the 482 students graduating from its South and North campuses with expertise in over 22 specializations
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Israa Al Halabi and her twin sister Nadeen participate in a recycling workshop with visiting artist Michèle Vanvlasselaer at Asmaa Preparatory Girls School (A) in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
02 August 2016
Almost 165,000 registered Palestine refugee children are being given the chance to participate in different activities such as drawing and handicraft workshops through Summer Fun Weeks in Gaza. This year, the activities include a special focus on recycling and protecting the environment
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01 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 2.5 million for the second quarter of transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 135,600), reconstruction (US$ 2,047,892) and severe repair works (US$ 365,531). The funds will reach a total of 659 families across the Gaza Strip. They will access their assistance this week. Emergency...
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15 December 2015
The Government of Valencia (Generalitat Valenciana) has contributed EUR 122,309 to the UNRWA Young Women Leadership Programme to help support the employment prospects of young Palestine refugee women in Gaza. In Gaza, the ongoing blockade and repeated conflicts have contributed to rising food prices and high levels of...
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