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Kuwaiti Ambassador Hamad Al-Duaij and UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell in Amman. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 March 2015
The Government of Kuwait has today issued an annual contribution of US$ 2 million to the UNRWA General Fund. The generous contribution helps ensure UNRWA can continue to provide crucial health, education, relief and social services for Palestine refugees.
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© Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
23 March 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl today reopened the Khuza'a Elementary Co-ed A&B School, in eastern Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. The school hosts over 1,100 students, who returned to classrooms in mid-March.
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22 March 2015
As part of its continued early recovery response to the summer 2014 conflict in Gaza, UNRWA is providing exceptional food parcels to approximately 47,000 families across the Strip. The distribution is an effort to help ensure sufficient access to food for people in Gaza and is timely as families struggle to make ends...
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Japan’s Skate for Smile! project holds roller skating event at UNRWA school in Jericho
19 March 2015
Hiroshi Koizumi, a former member of 1970s roller derby team, the Tokyo Bombers, and leader of the Skate for Smile!, project visited Aqbet Jabr Boys School in the West Bank on 18 March to give roller skating training to 40 UNRWA students. The Skate for Smile! project conducts roller skating activities for youth in...
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 An UNRWA counsellor encourages fifth grade students at the UNRWA Gaza elementary co-ed school B in Gaza City to explore their thoughts and feelings through innovative Community Mental Health Programme training on Thursday, 12 March, 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwin
16 March 2015
Gaza More young people in the Gaza Strip are learning how to deal with stress and trauma than ever before, according to UNRWA. The trend towards empowering vulnerable refugee children in Gaza to better cope with the extreme challenges they face on a daily basis has seen a greater academic focus in schools and...
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