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Building Resilience through Education
26 September 2013
On 21 August, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) hosted the 'Education Development and Support for Children’ conference, in Damascus, to discuss the achievements of the Agency’s education reform, launched in 2011, and update stakeholders about its progress. The annual two-day...
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21 August 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is grateful to the Spanish local governments of Zaragoza and of Asturias for their generous support to UNRWA programmes. Zaragoza City Council, an UNRWA supporter since 2006, has made a contribution of EUR 80,000 (US$ 107,000)...
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06 August 2013
The generous contribution helped the JCP create 77 short-term job opportunities for food-insecure refugee labourers in these areas. KAHF support focused on water-related, agricultural and infrastructure-rehabilitation projects designed to help farmers address protection threats, including land confiscation and settler...
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06 August 2013
A generous contribution of US$ 500,000 from the Red Crescent Society of the United Arab Emirates (UAERC) enabled the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to provide refugees in Gaza with food assistance, beginning in the holy month of Ramadan. The UAERC contribution...
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06 August 2013
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation contributed, in cooperation with the Uited Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), to the implementation of the Ramadan 'Feed the Fasting’ project in the Gaza Strip, for the fifth consecutive year. Thanks to this generous contribution, over 25,000 Palestine refugees in Gaza...
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