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07 December 2016
Statement by Christopher Gunness, UNRWA Spokesperson UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine Refugee camp in Lebanon, on 5 December 2016. Armed violence, including the use of firearms, shocked and frightened Palestine refugees in the Bostan Al Qudes area in proximity...
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Twelve-year-old Rana and her mother in Qabr Essit camp, Syria. October 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 December 2016
“It was late afternoon when my 12-year - old daughter Rana and her cousin went to the Sayyida Zeinab’s vegetable market at the entrance of Qabr Essit camp where we live,” explains Mahdiyeh Abdulhamid Abdallah, a mother of six. Sitting on the floor of her living room, with two of her children, Mahdiyeh says, “I had...
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A group of children enjoying their time at Sharm Park, during the recreational trips organized by the UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
29 August 2016
UNRWA organized recreational trips for a total of 1,000 vulnerable children from the Gaza Strip, with support from Islamic Relief USA
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One of the winning drawings in the Summer Fun Weeks drawing contest exhibited in the Summer Fun Weeks art gallery at the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Heba Kureizem
25 August 2016
Under the theme 'Draw your Dream for Gaza 2020', an art gallery exhibited the best drawings from students from grades four to six who participated in a drawing contest organized as part of the Summer Fun Weeks activities
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
24 August 2016
On 16 July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 33 different locations across the West Bank to help strengthen the resilience of 3,000 vulnerable Palestine refugee children and youth
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A group of children disguising as puppets in preparation of the final ceremony of the SFW at the General Union of Persons with Disabilities in Khan Yunis. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
04 August 2016
The Summer Fun Weeks programme offers a number of Gaza youth a much needed and deserved opportunity to work temporarily and help restore their self-respect and feeling of value in society
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26-year old Zainab Mohammed Shurreim received a temporary job opportunity with the UNRWA 2016 Summer Fun Weeks. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
03 August 2016
More than 2,200 short-term job opportunities for registered refugees have been created by UNRWA as part of its 2016 Summer Fun Weeks programme, which runs from 23 July through to 11 August in 120 locations across Gaza
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