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Hundreds of children attend the closing ceremony of EU-UNRWA Fun Days in Ramallah
28 May 2014
In Ramallah on 27 May, Palestine refugee students from UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools across the West Bank gathered at the Palestinian Medical Relief Society to attend the closing ceremony of the popular EU-UNRWA Fun Days project. The event was attended by officials from UNRWA, the European Union (EU), and...
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A Home for Education in Gaza
14 May 2014
A new school is exciting anywhere, but for young Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip, it means so much more: It’s a whole new home for their education. Ask the students of the Al Qarara preparatory boys’ school, a new addition to the 245 UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools in Gaza. Built thanks to a generous...
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Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce Support for E-health
14 May 2014
Gaza Thanks to generous contributions to a campaign organized by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CCAB), based in São Paulo, Brazil, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has received US$ 54,000 and will be able to implement its E-health system in 3 more of its 21 health centres in Gaza...
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25 April 2014
The United States of America has made a generous new contribution of US$ 82 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), bringing the total U.S. contribution to UNRWA in 2014 alone to US$ 211 million. These funds are of vital importance as the Agency continues...
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UNRWA Welcomes Austrian Minister to the West Bank
24 April 2014
East Jerusalem On 23 April, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, welcomed Sebastian Kurz, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, on an official visit to the West Bank. Mr. Krähenbühl...
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UNRWA Opens New Health Centre in Irbid
23 April 2014
Amman The Director of UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, and the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the United States, Stephanie Williams, opened today the newly constructed, American-funded health centre in Irbid camp. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Ms. Williams said...
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Kuwait Gives US$ 15m for UNRWA Relief Efforts in Syria
10 April 2014
New York Palestine refugees caught up in the Syrian conflict have been provided with a much welcomed US$ 15 million contribution from the State of Kuwait through the auspices of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The generous donation from the Kuwaiti government will provide emergency relief for...
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Support from UAE for Palestine Refugees in Syria
04 April 2014
The Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, welcomed the announcement, earlier this week, of a US$ 15 million contribution from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to support UNRWA emergency programmes in Syria.
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West Bank Welcomes Japanese Delegation
27 March 2014
West Bank On 12 March 2014, the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) brought a delegation representing the Embassy of Japan in Amman to the West Bank, where they visited Am’ari camp and the UNRWA hospital in Qalqiliya. In Am’ari, the Japanese officials met with UNRWA staff, who described the Agency’s services for camp...
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