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25 November 2012
The fragile calm in Gaza seems to hold, despite the killing of a young Palestinian man near the border fence in Khan Younis on Friday, which has raised fears of another escalation.
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23 November 2012
The Government of Sweden has donated USD 2.3 million (SEK 15 million) to UNRWA’s emergency response in the coastal enclave following last week’s escalation of violence. The funding will help provide urgent assistance to thousands of Gazans.
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23 November 2012
The OPEC Fund for International Development has donated USD 500,000 to UNRWA in response to the Agency’s request for support for Palestine refugees in Gaza recovering from the recent violence.
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22 November 2012
In an effort to provide care to injured Palestine refugees, UNRWA donated USD 400,000 worth of medication and medical supplies from its stock to the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist health centres across the Gaza Strip.
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22 November 2012
Just hours after the ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was announced, UNRWA returned to work in the war-scarred Gaza Strip. UNRWA schools, where some 10,000 people displaced by the violence took refuge, are now virtually empty as families returned to their homes to take stock of the damage.
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