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03 December 2014
The Regional Government of Andalucía, in Spain, has contributed EUR 300,000 (US$ 364,000) to fund the distribution of food to about 525 families in Gaza over a period of four weeks, benefitting an estimated 2,625 people. The project addresses the effects of last summer’s 50-day conflict, which damaged or destroyed at...
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An iconic image from UNRWA’s newly digitized archive projected on the UNHQ building, Manhattan, New York as part of UNRWA’s Building Solidarity campaign, 2 December 2014.
03 December 2014
To mark the climax of the UN’s International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, an iconic image from UNRWA’s newly digitized archive has been displayed on buildings in eight cities across the world: Bangkok, Beirut, Dubai, Jakarta, Seville, New York, Tokyo and Vienna. As part of this campaign, a huge...
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EU, UNICEF and UNRWA: Back-to-school kits for Palestine refugee students from Syria and Palestine refugee students in Lebanon
01 December 2014
UNRWA has held a ceremony at the Nimreen Preparatory School for Girls in Tyre to mark the beginning of the 2014/2015 school year. At the ceremony, Nimreen students received ‘back-to-school’ kits that include useful stationary items generously funded by UNICEF and the EU. This scholastic year, 38,619 Palestine refugee...
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Muslim charity logo
01 December 2014
Muslim Charity Helping the Needy and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have signed an agreement to provide psychosocial support to conflict-affected families and much-needed support to homeless people in the Gaza Strip.
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Reverse osmosis water plant inaugurated in Burj Barajneh camp
28 November 2014
UNRWA has inaugurated a new reverse osmosis water plant in Burj Barajneh camp, Beirut. The plant will improve the quantity, quality and affordability of water in the camp, as well as access to potable water. This development forms part of UNRWA efforts to enhance water services for communities in Palestine Refugee...
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