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17 December 2015
The German Development Bank (KfW) signed three agreements with UNRWA for contributions totaling EUR 45.8 million from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to support Palestine refugees in Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Gosheh
14 December 2015
The United States Government pledged more than US$ 123 million in support of Palestine refugees. The United States continues to be the largest bilateral donor to UNRWA
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12 December 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has concluded a three-day visit to the United Kingdom, the Agency’s fourth largest donor, during which he met with the Secretary of State for International Development, Rt. Hon. Justine Greening; the Minister of State for International Development, Rt. Hon. Desmond Swayne;...
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Mr Sufian Abu Zayda, Representative of the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) in Gaza, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed al Nahyan City in Khan Younis organised by UNRWA on 6 December 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 December 2015
UNRWA inaugurated Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan City in Khan Younis, as well as four new schools in Gaza. The housing project was funded through a generous contribution of US$19.7 million from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC)
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09 December 2015
The Kingdom of Belgium has made a generous contribution of EUR 1.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s efforts to respond to the emergency needs of Palestine refugees in Syria (PRS) through the provision of cash assistance to...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Carolyn Canham
02 December 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Canberra from 30 November to 2 December to express deep appreciation for Australia’s support to the Agency and engage in high-level dialogue about the critical situation faced by Palestine refugees
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During their cultural exchange in Japan, UNRWA students Mohammed Abu Hadrous, Rawan Safi, Ghaida Abu Khatla, and their School Principal Rawia Hillis met with Japanese children from the Toyo Eiwa/Jogakuin high school. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 November 2015
Three UNRWA preparatory students from Gaza visited Japan from 29 October to 8 November. The students, who study in UNRWA schools inside a Japanese-funded housing project in Khan Younis, exchanged information about UNRWA schools, the curriculum and teaching methods with the Japanese students. “It was a great...