UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl with the Director-General of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Giampaolo Cantini, and the Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Laura Frigenti. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Giorgia Alvino
18 May 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded Tuesday a two-day mission to Italy, where he met with senior government officials, parliamentarians, representatives from non-governmental organizations and local media to raise awareness about the work of UNRWA and the current situation facing Palestine refugees
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10 May 2016
UNRWA continued today with the disbursement of shelter cash assistance in Gaza. The funds are part of the German contribution for the repair and reconstruction of homes that have been rendered uninhabitable during the 2014 conflict.
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09 May 2016
The Kingdom of Sweden has announced a SEK 65 million (US$ 8 million) contribution to UNRWA in support of the Emergency Appeals for Syria and for the occupied Palestinian territory
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29 April 2016
The OPEC Fund for International Development has made a commitment of US$ 1.4 million to support an UNRWA camp infrastructure improvement project in Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem
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Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, Adviser of the Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait, Board Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and United Nations Secretary-General Humanitarian (right) UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell (centre), and Ambassador of Kuwait to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Dr. Hamad Saleh Al-Duaij. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
19 April 2016
UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell received a high-ranking Kuwaiti delegation headed by Dr. Abdullah Matouq al-Matouq, the Adviser of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait, the Board Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the United Nations Secretary-General Humanitarian...
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31 March 2016
The Nation of Brunei has donated eight gas heaters to the UNRWA Nazzal Co-Ed Elementary School in Amman
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17 March 2016
UNRWA, through generous funding from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC), commenced implementation of the second phase of the “construction and equipping of UNRWA Schools in the Gaza Strip” project
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16 March 2016
UNRWA Director of Operations in Jordan Roger Davies and Deputy Chargé d'Affairs of the Embassy of United States of America Henry Wooster conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction and expansion of the Baqa’a Main Health Centre
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15 March 2016
UNRWA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a memorandum of understanding for the amount of US$ 31.8 million from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), a contribution that will cover the rehabilitation of more than 5,000 houses for Palestinian non-refugees affected by the 2014 hostilities in the...
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