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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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06 May 2016
Female Heads of Households in the Gaza Strip remain a particularly vulnerable group subject to marginalization, greater poverty levels and social stigmatization
Emergency Reports
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28 April 2016
In April 2016, UNRWA commenced the second round of its food distribution, which runs until June 2016, and for the first time provides the new and improved food baskets to over 930,000 Palestine refugees.
Emergency Reports
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
22 April 2016
UNRWA organized a Colour Festival on 16 April in the courtyard of the Gaza Vocational Training Centre to help address the psychosocial needs of UNRWA students through recreational and creative activities
Emergency Reports
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19 April 2016
UNRWA distributed over US$ 4.65 million in funding available for reconstruction and severe repair works to a total of 710 refugee families across the Gaza Strip
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
15 April 2016
To encourage community work among UNRWA students and their parents and raise awareness about the environment and how to protect and preserve it, the UNRWA Gender Initiative conducted a clean-up campaign titled ‘Healthy Environment’
Emergency Reports
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10 April 2016
The UNRWA-supported social enterprise GGateway (Gaza Gateway) celebrated its launch event on 3 April in Gaza city
Emergency Reports