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Mr Sufian Abu Zayda, Representative of the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) in Gaza, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed al Nahyan City in Khan Younis organised by UNRWA on 6 December 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 December 2015
UNRWA inaugurated Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan City in Khan Younis, as well as four new schools in Gaza. The housing project was funded through a generous contribution of US$19.7 million from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC)
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09 December 2015
To mark International Anti-Corruption Day, UNRWA issued a new Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Policy, consolidating the Agency’s approach and commitment to preventing, detecting, deterring and effectively responding to fraud and corruption. In doing so, UNRWA joins a growing number of governments, businesses,...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 December 2015
The Government of the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), has contributed an additional GBP 20 million (US$ 30.3 million) to support UNRWA efforts to respond to the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in Syria and the surrounding region. This brings the total donation by...
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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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