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06 November 2014
The Bizkaia Regional Government has donated EUR 115,000 (US$ 150,000) to support internally displaced Palestinian refugees who are food insecure in Syria. UNRWA will use these funds to distribute food to approximately 4,225 families. Each food parcel aims to cover one-third of the daily food needs of each family...
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03 November 2014
In light of the emergency situation in Gaza, the Government of Asturias has earmarked EUR 70,000 (US$ 86,741) to help improve the food security of those whose homes have been damaged or destroyed as a result of the ‘Protective Edge’ military operation. In the worst days of the offensive, around 500,000 people were...
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31 October 2014
The Regional Government of Castilla la Mancha, Spain, has contributed EUR 250,000 (US$ 320,000) to an UNRWA project designed to improve environmental health conditions in 13 Palestine refugee camps in the West Bank. The health status of Palestine refugees is challenged by poor environmental conditions. Access to...
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31 October 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has made his first official visit in office to Finland,
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31 October 2014
Lebanon The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in collaboration with Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) celebrated World Teachers' Day 2014 with an event at UNESCO Palace in Beirut themed ‘Invest in the Future, Invest in Teachers!’ More than 250 people attended the ceremony, including...
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