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22 February 2013
UNRWA this week participated in a historic conference on teaching standards in the occupied Palestinian territory. Hosted by the Palestinian Ministry of Education in partnership with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO),
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14 February 2013
UNRWA launched today an emergency appeal of just over USD 300 million to support some of the most disadvantaged Palestinians in the Middle East; those living in the West Bank and Gaza.
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10 February 2013
Credible reports indicate that on 7 February, 12 Palestine refugees were killed and many others injured in Yarmouk, a suburb of Damascus. UNRWA repeats its grave concern about this trend.
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08 February 2013
Over recent weeks, a particularly grave humanitarian crisis has emerged in the Rif Damascus Governorate, where several Palestinian camps are situated. In areas which had already seen months of insecurity, armed engagements have intensified and a siege-like situation has become the context for severe suffering.
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06 February 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union awarded full university scholarships to 50 high-achieving Palestine refugee students in Lebanon.
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