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25 October 2012
The German government has announced an additional donation of EUR 600,000 to UNRWA. The contribution will provide emergency food aid to 667,500 Palestine refugees in Gaza.
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25 October 2012
The humanitarian situation in Syria has further deteriorated during the last week. Intense armed conflict persists in Aleppo and Damascus/Rif Damascus. Based on earlier assessments, UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees in Syria are directly affected by the conflict.
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24 October 2012
Israel’s highest-rating news programme, Channel Two News, has published a statement correcting false claims that rockets were fired from schools operated by UNRWA during the Gaza war in 2008-2009.
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24 October 2012
For the second year, the Spanish foundation Intervida has donated 200,000 euros in support of Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip through UNRWA. In 2011, some 70 per cent of refugees in the Gaza Strip relied on UNRWA aid, a figure seven times higher than before 2002.
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23 October 2012
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA arrived in Ireland today at the start of his first official visit and will attend meetings with key members of the Irish government and the Irish parliament.
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