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Civilians receiving food assistance, Yalda, 14 February. © 2016 UNRWA
19 February 2016
The United States is contributing US$ 47.7 million to UNRWA in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahed
18 February 2016
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel and UNRWA renewed their 2010 Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthens the fruitful collaboration between the two organizations for the benefit of UNRWA students. Through the MOU, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel will provide UNRWA with education tools and resources to be used by...
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Twenty-year old Fares Sani is measuring window glass before cutting it, in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan‬
17 February 2016
Silatech, a regional social organization that works to create jobs and expand economic opportunities for young Arabs, has signed a partnership agreement with UNRWA to empower youth and promote employment in the Gaza Strip
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
17 February 2016
UNRWA and the Lajee Center inaugurated the first ever child-friendly spaces – a football pitch and a playground – in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
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The first-place photo from the 2015 EU-UNRWA Photo Competition portrays the tragic situation of people in the Gaza Strip after the 2014 conflict. Abraham, a young child from a family of five, lives at Nada Towers in Beit Hanoun, which was bombed during the recent conflict. This photo was taken a few months after the hostilities and shows Abraham playing amid the rubble. © 2015 Photo by Hassan Hosni al-Jadi
15 February 2016
The UNRWA photo exhibition ‘We Deserve Life’ was officially opened at the Rashad Shawa Eastern Hall in Gaza City on 15 February, showcasing the winning submissions from the EU-funded 2015 UNRWA Photo Competition
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