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24 November 2014
The Director of Operations of the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office (ECHO), Jean-Louis De Brouwer, visited the UNRWA humanitarian programmes in Syria on Thursday 20 November.
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ICRC’s Fabrizzio Carboni and Leni Uusikyla from UNRWA sign an agreement to ensure ICRC winter assistance reaches Palestine refugees living in the coldest areas of Lebanon. © UNRWA 2014.
19 November 2014
Palestinian refugees arriving in Lebanon from Syria are facing harsh winter conditions in the northern Bekaa Valley, where whole families have little or no means of survival.
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UNRWA Commissioner General Calls for Resolute Political Action
19 November 2014
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl, has said that “the pressures on Palestinians and Palestine refugees are immense and the threats to their lives, livelihoods and future are of such magnitude that hope is needed somewhere on the horizon. Hope”, he added, “in this most unstable region - can only and...
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© 2014
18 November 2014
For the second consecutive year, the Bizkaia Regional Government (BRG) will support Palestinian women in the Gaza Strip through the second phase of a 12-month project designed to prevent and protect women from gender-based violence (GBV) in Gaza. With a total budget of EUR 148,098 (US$ 188,180), the project will go...
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl, left, with Junya Matsuura, Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority.
14 November 2014
Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative to the Palestinian Authority Junya Matsuura and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl today signed an agreement whereby Japan will contribute an additional JPY 630 million (approx. US$ 5.8 million) for food aid to Palestine refugees. This generous...
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