|Cutting-edge health initiatives showcased during AusAID visit to Palestine refugee camp|
|17 July 2012|
Health reforms being piloted in Palestine refugee camps, including “family health teams”, were witnessed first-hand on a visit by Peter Baxter, Director-General of AusAID – the seventh-largest donor to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
|Australia and UNRWA sign AUD 90 million agreement|
|29 May 2012|
Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Bob Carr and UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi signed a nearly AUD 90 million partnership agreement in support of UNRWA's core programmes throughout the Middle East over the course of the next five years.
|Australia brings art workshops to children in remote UNRWA schools|
|30 April 2012|
In a school for refugee children tucked into the south Hebron hills, 25 students gathered last Friday for a hands-on learning experience with ceramics and painting.
|Australia supports health care for refugees with chronic illnesses|
|27 January 2012|
“It’s been a long time since I greeted anyone, because my hands weren’t able to move.” After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997, the Palestine refugee mother and housewife living in Lebanon faced difficulty getting treatment.
|UNRWA thanks Australia for continued support|
|24 January 2012|
Happy Australia Day! Today, UNRWA extends its thanks to the people of Australia, one of the leading supporters of the UN Agency and Palestine refugees.
|Refugee education in Lebanon gets a boost from Australian partnership|
|11 January 2012|
“If you ask any Palestinian family what is their aim in life, nine times out of ten it would be to educate their children,” explained Dr. Sam Shahin, a Palestine refugee now living in Australia.
|Gaza kids grab kite-flying Guinness World Record back from China |
|29 July 2011|
Thirteen thousand children taking part in UNRWA’s Gaza Summer Games crowned a golden season of three Guinness World Records by smashing a fourth yesterday, for the largest number of people flying kites simultaneously.
|Gaza kids the best in the world – hands down|
|21 July 2011|
More than 5,000 children attending UNRWA Summer Games in the Gaza Strip have created the largest-ever handprint painting. At a stadium in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, some 1,500 children gathered to unveil the canvas that covered 5,922.2 square metres, smashing the previous Guinness World Record.
|A goal for Gaza: At 2011 Summer Games, 2,011 children set football world record
|14 July 2011|
The children of Gaza today set their second Guinness World Record in as many weeks, for the largest number of footballs dribbled simultaneously. 2,011 children gathered in Kherbit El-Addas, Rafah, to attempt the record breaker.
|Gaza’s children parachute into record books for third year in a row|
|30 June 2011|
Keeping their feet firmly on the ground, Gaza’s children stormed into the Guinness Book of World Records for the third year straight today, as they broke the record for the world’s biggest parachute game.
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