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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl speaking at the biannual meeting of the UNRWA Advisory Commission in Amman. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
16 June 2015
"The isolation, exclusion and dispossession of Palestine refugees in Syria, Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan and Lebanon represent a time-bomb for the Middle East region", according to Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.
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16 June 2015
By Hasan Abu Nimah, Jordan’s former ambassador to the United Nations UNRWA is struggling to avert a critical financial crisis that threatens the essential operations of the 60-year-old UN agency for Palestine refugees. At a recent briefing in Amman, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl warned that the current...
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13 June 2015
Kuwait has donated USD 15 million to UNRWA for its work with Palestine refugees across the Middle East. The donation was announced at a ceremony in Geneva on 11 June, with the funds being passed to UNRWA by His Excellency, Mr Mansour Al-Otaibi, the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the UN at a...
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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and UNRWA Director of Operations in Gaza Robert Turner in front of the inauguration plaque of Asma Prep Girls A&B school. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmed Awad
03 June 2015
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Gaza on 1 June to meet with refugee families and get a first-hand impression of the current situation in the Gaza Strip.
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28 May 2015
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has announced a new SEK 40 million (US$ 4.8 million) contribution to the UNRWA Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory. The Emergency Appeal addresses the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including...
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Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Vice Chairman and Managing Director H.E. Eng. Yousef Ibrahim Al-Bassam (second from left) and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (second from right) during the signing ceremony. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
20 May 2015
The Government of Saudi Arabia has signed seven agreements totaling US$ 111.5 million in assistance for Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
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18 May 2015
Belgium has announced a new contribution of EUR 18.75 million spanning 2015-2017 that will help UNRWA provide essential health, education, relief, social services and emergency relief assistance for Palestine refugees.
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An UNRWA student with her Dream Bag in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
14 May 2015
‘Dream Bags’ from Japanese Lay Buddhist Organization Rissho Kosei -kai (RKK) have been distributed to almost 10,000 Palestine refugee children studying in UNRWA schools in Gaza and Lebanon.
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14 May 2015
The United States has announced a new contribution of US$ 20 million to ensure UNRWA can continue providing education, health, relief and social services that meet the basic human needs of Palestine refugees in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza.
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Parliamentary State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Thomas Silberhorn, (centre) and Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Robert Turner (left) in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Suzanne Leuenberger
13 May 2015
Germany has announced a new EUR 37 million (US$ 41 million) contribution to the UNRWA shelter assistance programme in Gaza. With a total contribution of EUR 80 million (US$ 93 million) to UNRWA programmes in Gaza to date, Germany is the second largest supporter of the UNRWA response to the humanitarian crisis...
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