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Ms. Maisa Qudas explains the essential need for the training on inclusive education to support injured UNRWA students. “It facilitates our mission,” she said. © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Nathalie Schmidhauser
16 April 2015
For the first time, UNRWA, with funds from Islamic Relief Canada, has launched a project that provides special educational and psychological support to injured refugee students at UNRWA schools, and if necessary at their homes, across the Gaza Strip. The ‘supporting students in Gaza after the summer 2014 hostilities’...
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EU supports UNRWA in provision of specialized mental health services
15 April 2015
UNRWA is currently mainstreaming mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) as a cross cutting issue, advocating for a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to address MHPSS needs of Palestine refugees. In this context, UNRWA Lebanon Filed Office is developing the capacities of frontline staff from all core...
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15 April 2015
UNRWA announced the commencement of the first stage of its camp improvement pilot project at a town hall meeting in Deir El Balah refugee Camp, in Gaza today. Using a community participation approach, the three year US $ 40 million initiative is generously funded by the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
15 April 2015
As part of its ongoing efforts to provide psychosocial recovery activities to Gaza’s children, UNRWA this week organized a recreational event for 26 children from two Agency-run Collective Centres in Gaza city. The children went on a field trip to the UNRWA Gaza Field Office (GFO) where they engaged in painting a...
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© UNRWA USA
15 April 2015
American Friends of UNRWA (UNRWA USA) invites its supporters to its fourth annual Gaza 5K walk/run on 16 May 2015 at Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. The Gaza 5K is a fun, family-friendly charity event which brings members of the American community together to show solidarity with the children of Gaza and to raise...
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