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Twenty-year old Fares Sani is measuring window glass before cutting it, in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan‬
19 June 2015
The UNRWA Maintenance Office in Jabalia, northern Gaza, is full of old blue UNRWA school doors waiting for a makeover, piles of window glass, large white paint buckets, and other material necessary to keep UNRWA facilities in good working condition. Standing amid the material are two 20-year-old Palestine refugees -...
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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) team member Mohammed Atallah shares his experience with other Collective Centre Management Unit staff during a training on ‘lessons learned‘ held on 26 April in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
06 May 2015
“The most important output from this training is to find and discuss the most successful approaches in the management of UNRWA Collective Centres,” said Ansa Masaud, head of the UNRWA Collective Centres Management Unit (CCMU) at the beginning of a ‘lessons learned’ event held on 26 April for 25 UNRWA staff members in...
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Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
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UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
25 August 2016
16 August – 23 August 2016 | Issue 158 “I was rising and growing, but now the time came to fall down and present myself to the world. I am very excited; I wonder, am I soft and does everyone love me? My grandmother told me that all the people on the ground will love me. I am a drop of water.” From the story “I am a...
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© UNRWA Gaza 2016.
17 August 2016
9 August – 16 August 2016 | issue 157 “I feel for the first time in my life I was able to practice my right to play and my right to move freely.” Kamal Al Deen Hijjo, 14, captain of the Gaza football team. Read more here . Highlights Under the International Youth Day (12 August) theme “The Road to 2030: Eradicating...
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© UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj.
12 August 2016
2 August – 9 August 2016 | issue 156 Highlights The UNRWA Gaza football team has won the 2016 international Norway Football Cup . This year 2,199 teams from over 50 countries participated in the tournament. The tournament in Norway is an annual event; the Gaza team has been a steady participant since 2010 with the...
Emergency Reports
09 August 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 2.2 million for reconstruction of totally damaged homes. The funds will reach an additional 189 families across the Gaza Strip this week. With this payment the total number of families receiving payments to reconstruct their totally damaged homes reached 1,288, out of whom 201 have...
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04 August 2016
26 July – 2 August 2016 | Issue 155 “When I started to leave my home for work, I became stronger and more self-confident. I meet many people who come here because they want to rebuild their homes which were destroyed during the 2014 conflict. Through my work, I can support them; I feel I gained real experience here...
Emergency Reports
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
02 August 2016
19 July – 26 July 2016 | issue 154 We are living in a big prison; we don’t know when we will be free. We, the people of Gaza, lack one of the basics of life which is electricity, and everybody, young and old, suffers from that. Imagine living one day with the power out, and this describes the least about our life in...
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