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17 June 2016
UNRWA disbursed over US$ 1.59 million in shelter cash assistance, reconstruction and repair works to a total of 748 refugee families across the Gaza Strip
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The contents of the Souhor food parcels distributed to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip during Ramadan 2016, thanks to the generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Mohamed El Hinawi
17 June 2016
Thanks to support form Islamic Relief USA, UNRWA distributed Suhour food parcels to almost 6,248 Palestine refugee families in Gaza with the beginning of Ramadan
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Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and  Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of Flanders and Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage. Photo: Courtesy of the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs
16 June 2016
The Minister-President of Flanders and Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage, Geert Bourgeois, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a new multi-year agreement for 2016-2018
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Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Photo by Jennifer Jacquemart Courtesy of the European Union.
16 June 2016
During UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl’s visit to Brussels, Belgium, from 13 to 16 June 2016, the EU and UNRWA agreed to renew their Joint Declaration for the period from 2017 to 2020
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Beqaa Valley, Lebanon, where Palestine refugees displaced from Syria often live in same encampments as Syrian refugees. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Khair
15 June 2016
UNRWA is extending the provision of cash assistance towards basic needs, including housing, to eligible Palestine refugees displaced from Syria in Lebanon until the end of October 2016
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