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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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Palestine refugee girl in front of her make-shift home in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. ©UNRWA Gaza 2017. Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj.
19 January 2017
10 January – 17 January 2017 | issue 177 “This job gave me the opportunity to meet new and more experienced people and to learn from them; I wish that all graduates could have the same opportunity I got.” Ala’a Abu Al-Ajeen, a Job-Creation Programme beneficiary. Read more here . Highlights Between January and November...
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Mohammad al-Rameh, Neirab camp, Aleppo, Syria © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Zeido
16 January 2017
“The price of food has largely increased because the roads are no longer safe and living costs have become more expensive,” explains Mohammad a 52-year-old vegetable seller and father of six from Neirab camp in Aleppo, Syria
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Children from the Gaza Strip playing. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
12 January 2017
UNRWA launched the 2017 UNRWA Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory on 10 January with an event in Aida Camp to create a human connection between donors and Palestine refugees and to showcase the unique contribution of UNRWA in serving Palestine refugee communities
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