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09 December 2015
The Kingdom of Belgium has made a generous contribution of EUR 1.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s efforts to respond to the emergency needs of Palestine refugees in Syria (PRS) through the provision of cash assistance to...
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08 December 2015
On 3 December, the UNRWA disability programme, a part of the Agency’s relief and social services programme, and the Disability Steering Committee organized an event to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in cooperation with the Palestinian Ministries of Education and Social Affairs, as...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Carolyn Canham
02 December 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Canberra from 30 November to 2 December to express deep appreciation for Australia’s support to the Agency and engage in high-level dialogue about the critical situation faced by Palestine refugees
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#shareyourwarmth © 2015 UNRWA
01 December 2015
UNRWA launched its annual winter fundraising campaign titled #shareyourwarmth today to support the Agency’s winterization efforts for Palestine refugees in Syria, Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan. The campaign, which runs from 1 December to the end of February 2016, aims to raise awareness of the dire...
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01 December 2015
The UNRWA education programme led a three-day workshop in Amman from 11 to 13 November 2015 for the development of a Quality Assurance Framework for its schools. The workshop brought together UNRWA education professionals from Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan, as well as Agency staff working in the areas...
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