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From left: the Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Ambassador Takeshi Okubo; the Governor of Qalqilya, Rafa’ Rawajbeh; UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl; and the Mayor of Qalqilya, Othman Daoud, during the ribbon cutting ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
26 May 2016
The Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Ambassador Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, inaugurated the newly reconstructed Health Centre in Qalqilya in the West Bank
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Part of the workshop on negotiation skills offered to Palestine refugee youth in Lebanon. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
26 May 2016
On 13 and 20 May, the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre hosted an EU-funded workshop on negotiation skills offered to Palestine refugee youth in Lebanon
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07 April 2015
The conflict in Syria, now in its fifth year, continues to have a disastrous impact on the civilians in the country. Palestine refugees remain particularly vulnerable and have been disproportionately affected by the conflict
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
24 May 2016
UNRWA launched its 2015 Annual Report of the Department of Health, which highlights the remarkable gains achieved by UNRWA in reducing mother and child deaths, infectious and communicable disease transmission, and achieving nearly 100 per cent vaccination coverage rates
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UNRWA students are assessed as part of the Monitoring of Learning Achievement (MLA) exercise. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
23 May 2016
Approximately 65,000 students participated in Arabic and math assessments carried out in May across schools from all five fields of operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
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