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UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
Press Releases
Orthodox scouting performing the Palestinian anthem during the opening ceremony of UNRWA 2016 Summer fun weeks at Al Zaitoun preparatory girls school (B) Photo credit: © UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
25 July 2016
Under the slogan “let the fun begin, a light of hope amid despair” UNRWA celebrated the opening ceremony of its Summer Fun Weeks (SFWs) for 2016 on Saturday, the 23rd of July
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National school exams commenced on 3 May for grades 1 through 12. In June, permission was granted for 47 grade 12 students from Khan Eshieh camp, 47 from Lebanon, and 45 from Yarmouk to travel to Damascus to sit for their examinations. The students were hosted in several facilities in central...

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From 3 to 26 May 2016, approximately 45,000 students from grade 1 to grade 9 from 99 UNRWA schools undertook their final exams. Among these students were 117 grade 9 students from Yarmouk, including 60 girls

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15 June 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the ongoing escalation of the armed conflict in Syria which on 14 June claimed the lives of three more Palestine refugees in Khan Eshieh camp
Official Statements
14 June 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the parties responsible for two explosions in the vicinity of Qabr Essit Camp in the town of Sayyida Zeinab on 11 June 2016. One explosion claimed the lives of 14 civilians and injured over a hundred.
Press Releases
08 June 2016
UNRWA deplores the escalation of the armed conflict in Syria which in recent days has claimed the lives of two Palestine refugees in the northern city of Aleppo
Official Statements