Reports

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2016
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Briefing note - April 2016

The year 2015 was the most deadly since 2006 for Palestinians, including Palestine refugees, in the West Bank including East Jerusalem. Children and young people in particular have suffered. This briefing note focuses on Palestine refugee children and how...

Health department annual report 2015
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2016
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The 2015 Annual Report of the Department of Health highlights the remarkable gains achieved by UNRWA in reducing mother and child deaths, infectious and communicable disease transmission, and achieving nearly 100 per cent vaccination coverage rates. The report commends progress made by UNRWA in...

Schools on the front line: The impact of armed conflict and violence on UNRWA schools and education services

Schools on the front line

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2016
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Many UNRWA schools are on the front line of armed conflict and violence, which has endangered the lives of Palestine refugee children and posed serious challenges to providing for their education. This report documents the impact of armed conflict and violence in recent years on UNRWA schools...

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Gender Bulletin 67

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2016
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Following the Gender Taskforce Meeting, and an inception visit where consultations were carried out with fields, headquarters, programmes and management, the Gender Section has been working on finalizing the Gender Equality Strategy 2016-2021. Additionally, the different Gender Action Plans are...

Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, March 2016
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2016
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International Women’s Day: UNRWA celebrated the resilience of Palestine refugee women in Syria through staged performances at the Damascus Opera House on 23 March. The evening presented three acts including a dance performance expressing the equality of roles women and men have...