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08 March 2013
12 March 2013 Amman, Jordan The Government of Japan has announced a new contribution of US$15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This latest donation will contribute to the delivery of humanitarian aid for Palestine refugees in Syria as well as to the...
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07 March 2013
Fifty hearing aids have been distributed to young hearing-impaired Palestine refugees at a specialized centre in Gaza thanks to the Royal Charity Organization of Bahrain (RCO).
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06 March 2013
EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle visited yesterday UNRWA’s Lebanon Field Office, where he met with beneficiaries of a shelter rehabilitation programme funded by the EU.
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04 March 2013
It has come to the attention of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) that late on 1 March 2013, two Palestinian men were hanged in public on Palestine Street in Yarmouk, a suburb in the south of Damascus city.
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27 February 2013
On the afternoon of 25 February, Basem al-Hindi, a 14 year-old Palestine refugee living in Syria, sustained serious shrapnel wounds to his head when a suspected mortar round exploded on a public road in Damascus. A few hours later, Basem died of his wounds.
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