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01 October 2015
In the context of the efforts to help addressing the plight of the refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union (EU) announced that it will support Palestine refugees with fresh funding totalling EUR 30 million. The money will support core UNRWA programmes, including education and health care. It comes...
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Samples of heating systems based on solar energy produced by students from the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre, August 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
23 September 2015
Four 16- to 18-year-old refugee students from the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre (GTC) have successfully developed three different samples of solar heating units that will soon provide affordable, safe and environmentally friendly heating solutions for internally displaced Palestinian (IDP) families still living in...
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22 September 2015
The Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan Roger Davies and the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Alice Wells opened today the newly constructed American-funded school in Nuzha
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10 September 2015
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), has pledged US$ 7.6 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for a series of works in Jordan to upgrade and equip health centres and schools for Palestine refugees throughout the country, as part of an overall package of US...
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08 September 2015
On 6 September, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl was received by the Deputy Emir and Crown Prince of Kuwait, H.H. Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. He expressed his strong gratitude for Kuwait's long-standing partnership with the Agency, its growing support and most particularly its generosity in...
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Palestine refugee students in Syria participated in catch-up classes and recreational activities during the 2015 Summer Learning Programme, generously funded by the EU. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
Fifty-two schools across Syria offered recreational activities and catch-up classes in mathematics, Arabic, English, French, music, sports and art, designed particularly for students who have missed classes or dropped out of school as part of the UNRWA Summer Learning Programme
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With support from UNRWA and Educate A Child, Batoul was able to return to school in Lebanon. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
In its fifth year, the Syrian conflict has devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. Equally shattered are the lives of the 560,000 Palestine refugees who called Syria home. The 67,000 Palestine refugee students enrolled in UNRWA schools before the crisis have not been spared
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