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Health awareness raising workshop marking Global Hand Washing Day, October 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
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01 January - 28 February 2015 | Issue  42

  • UNRWA is facing severe shortfalls in funding for cash assistance in all fields of operation. Without further donations, the Agency will be forced to make reductions to its cash assistance programme in the coming months. 
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Microfinance outreach to youth 2014
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In 2014, UNRWA invested USD 34.4 million to finance 34,967 loans across the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan and Syria. Youth up to 30 years of age received 27.8 per cent of these loans. Loans to youth were valued at USD 9.3 million and accounted for 27 per cent of the total value of the portfolio. UNRWA...

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There was a substantial increase in lending to women since 2007, as outreach grew five-fold from 3,055 loans worth USD 2.38 million in 2007 to 14,976 loans worth USD 10.79 million in 2011. This was achieved by offsetting the declining outreach to women in Gaza by expansion of credit to women...

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This report is part of series of reports that provide analysis to track and assess impacts of the armed-conflict on the socioeconomic situation and the lives of people in Syria during the current crisis. The report is the fourth in the series and covers the four quarters of 2014.

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In February 2015, Yarmouk and its surrounding areas continue to experience high levels of armed violence, which prevented distribution of humanitarian assistance by UNRWA. The Agency has not been able to complete a successful distribution since 6 December 2014. In addition, UNRWA has been unable...