About UNRWA

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2015
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Through its Education in Emergencies (EiE) programme, UNRWA has been actively working to ensure access to quality education for Palestine Refugees affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria, both for children in Syria and for those who have fled to neighboring countries, particularly Lebanon and...

UNRWA in 2005
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2006
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UNRWA operations in 2005 were again dominated by events in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and Israel. The year began with a period of relative calm following the election of President Mahmoud Abbas and the declaration of a ceasefire by the main Palestinian groups in January.

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2009
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The Relief and Social Services department’s emergency assistance programme provides assistance to Palestine refugees during times of crisis, born either out of war and conflict, or natural disasters. 

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2011
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Through 20 healthcare centres across the Gaza Strip, UNRWA offers comprehensive primary healthcare to over 1.1 million Palestine refugees from birth through to active ageing. Since 2007, the Agency has promoted excellence in its healthcare through better regulating prescription practices,...

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2011
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As of June 2011, the number of Palestine refugees registered with UNRWA was 433,000, although the actual number of refugees residing in the country is estimated at between 260,000 and 280,000. Half of the refugee population is aged under 25 years. More than half of the refugee population lives...