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A woman washes her clothes at Jaramana Camp Collective Shelter, Damascus. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 2014.
14 December 2014
Bilbao Local Council, in Spain, is donating EUR 25,000 (US$ 30,000) to purchase hygiene kits for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria. The project will help mitigate the impact of the conflict on some of the most vulnerable people in Syria. Since the beginning of the conflict in 2011, hundreds of thousands of...
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INTEL helps UNRWA expand innovative self-learning programme for children affected by regional conflicts
10 December 2014
A new partnership agreement between Intel and UNRWA will improve access to the Agency’s innovative learning materials for thousands of Palestine refugee students and teachers. With the Intel Foundation support of US$ 100,000, UNRWA will create an online portal as a central gateway for continuous education for children...
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UNRWA Emergency Appeal calls for US$ 414 million to support refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory
09 December 2014
UNRWA has launched an emergency appeal for US$ 414 million to support Palestine refugees living in the occupied Palestinian territory.
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09 December 2014
East Jerusalem The UN General Assembly has voted with an overwhelming majority to admit Brazil and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to full membership of the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA); the Agency’s consultative body which advises on key...
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05 December 2014
UNRWA today welcomed a donation of US$ 1 million from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The contribution will support emergency needs in Gaza, including reconstruction. The Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United Nations, Ambassador Masood Khan, presented the...
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