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UNRWA Welcomes Irish Minister to Gaza
11 October 2013
East Jerusalem Joe Costello, Minister at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland with responsibility for Trade and Development, has concluded an official visit to the Gaza Strip with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). In Gaza, Minister Costello was accompanied by...
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UNRWA Commissioner-General visits Lebanon
12 October 2013
Beirut UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi visited Lebanon on 10-11 October. Mr. Grandi discussed the Syria regional humanitarian crisis in meetings with the President of the Republic, the caretaker Prime Minister and other senior Lebanese officials and expressed appreciation for Lebanon’s support to UNRWA. He...
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UNRWA Supports Community Mental Health
11 October 2013
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and An-Najah National University organized a conference
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Irish Minister of State Visits UNRWA in Lebanon
09 October 2013
Irish Minister of State for Development and Trade Joe Costello visited the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Lebanon on 7 October 2013 to discuss the challenges facing the Agency, in particular those due to the influx of Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS). Following this visit, he continued on to...
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UNRWA and Japan Celebrate Partnership
08 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is grateful to the Government of Japan for a generous contribution of US$ 5 million to help the Agency continue responding to the emergency caused by the ongoing conflict in Syria.
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