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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...

Lama Abu Shaában and Dina Al Khatib from Al Rimal Preparatory girls’ school are enjoying their time during the colours festival held at Gaza Training Centre (GTC), in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
06 May 2016
Under the theme ‘colour your life with rainbow colours,’ 300 students from UNRWA schools in Gaza city participated with their parents in the colours festival organized by the UNRWA Community Mental Health Programme and the Education Programme at UNRWA Gaza Training College in Gaza city on Saturday, 16 April 2016
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04 May 2016
UNRWA and UNICEF launched on 29 April ‘Palestiniadi’, a three-day sports event for children and youth living in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon. Palestiniadi brought together more than 300 Palestine refugee children from Lebanon, Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon, and Lebanese children to...
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
17 February 2016
UNRWA and the Lajee Center inaugurated the first ever child-friendly spaces – a football pitch and a playground – in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shaza Ghadia
01 February 2016
In 2003, in the midst of the second iIntifada, Right To Play (RTP) began operating in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Given the clear similarities between the goals of RTP and UNRWA towards creating positive change in the lives of Palestine refugee children and youth, a relationship was quickly formed.
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23 December 2015
UNICEF is providing this winter assistance to Palestine refugee children in Lebanon through UNRWA ATM cards. This assistance includes children up to 14-years-old of Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon who are eligible for UNRWA’s cash for food assistance across all areas.
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Anmeh and her children at the child-friendly space in Damascus Training Centre. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
20 September 2015
The colourful playground in the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre (DTC) bursts with life as children laugh, run and play. The centre has become a collective shelter that houses around 1,200 of the most vulnerable Palestine refugees who have been displaced from their homes.
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Palestine refugee students in Syria participated in catch-up classes and recreational activities during the 2015 Summer Learning Programme, generously funded by the EU. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
Fifty-two schools across Syria offered recreational activities and catch-up classes in mathematics, Arabic, English, French, music, sports and art, designed particularly for students who have missed classes or dropped out of school as part of the UNRWA Summer Learning Programme
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With support from UNRWA and Educate A Child, Batoul was able to return to school in Lebanon. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
In its fifth year, the Syrian conflict has devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. Equally shattered are the lives of the 560,000 Palestine refugees who called Syria home. The 67,000 Palestine refugee students enrolled in UNRWA schools before the crisis have not been spared
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