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Manager Mujahed Mahmoud al-Sosi is contemplating the work of his employees in his furniture factory in Jabalia, northern Gaza. Photo credit: © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
07 July 2015
In the first floor of a tall, beige building in the Jabalia neighbourhood in northern Gaza, Mujahed Mahmoud al-Sosi sits behind a small desk full of piled papers and notepads. A map of the Middle East decorates the wall, next to a selection of different fabrics, from claret red to salmon pink to marine blue. The Al-...
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Refugee girls in the UNRWA Zaitoun Preparatory Girls B School in Gaza City hold up their drawings in which they express their dreams and hopes for the future. © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmad AlMuqadma
02 July 2015
On their last day of exams on 28 May 2015, over 500 refugee children across the Gaza Strip have drawn messages in which they express their dreams and hopes for the future. The drawings are part of the UNRWA #SOS4Gaza Ramadan campaign – launched on 19 June – and will be put in handmade bottles from a factory in Hebron...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
01 July 2015
23 June – 30 June 2015 | Issue No. 99 The rebuilding of totally destroyed homes in Gaza is set to begin in a few days as an agreement between the parties to the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM) – the Government of Palestine (GoP) and the Government of Israel (GoI) - has been reached, on a fourth stream within the...
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47-year old Kamal Abu Riyalah and other Palestine refugees receive their Suhoor food parcels funded by Islamic Relief USA and distributed by UNRWA in the Beach Camp Distribution Centre in Gaza city. Gaza 18 June 2015. © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmad Awad.
25 June 2015
During 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan, UNRWA is distributing Suhoor food parcels to almost 2,000 poor refugee families in 12 food distribution centres in all areas of the Gaza Strip. This distribution has been made possible thanks to a generous contribution of US$ 200,000 by Islamic Relief USA. “I could not buy...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
24 June 2015
UNRWA has launched its global #SOS4Gaza campaign to mark the start of Ramadan. #SOS4Gaza features seven children from Beach Camp, a refugee camp in Gaza city, putting messages expressing their hopes and dreams in bottles, which they send to sea.
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Renaud Rodier
19 June 2015
UNRWA today launches a global Ramadan campaign to support the children of Gaza. #SOS4Gaza features seven children putting messages expressing their hopes and dreams in bottles, which they send to sea. The campaign is championed by UNRWA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Youth and Arab Idol star, Mohammad Assaf. It is...
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Twenty-year old Fares Sani is measuring window glass before cutting it, in Gaza. Photo credit: © 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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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
19 June 2015
On 15 June at the opening of the UNRWA Advisory Commission (Adcom) in Amman, the UNRWA Commissioner General Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl powerfully underlined the growing frustration and vulnerability of Palestine refugees in the Middle East by saying that “their isolation, exclusion and dispossession represent a time-bomb...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
11 June 2015
“UNRWA was never meant to exist for this long. It exists because of political failure. In the absence of a just and lasting solution to the plight of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA has become more than an Agency. It is a lifeline,”
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Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 June 2015
US$ 2,097,225 in funding, available for cash assistance for rental subsidies (US$ 21,800), severe (US$ 1,897,329) major (US$ 72,298) and minor (US$ 96,798) repairs and the US$ 500 reintegration grant to replace lost households goods (US$ 9,000),
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