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©2015 UNRWA photo
23 April 2015
In a town hall meeting on 15 April in Deir El Balah refugee Camp, UNRWA announced the commencement of a new and innovative camp improvement pilot project.
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl met with IR USA Chief Executive Officer Mr. Anwar Ahmed Khan on March 17, 2015 to thank IR USA for its recent contributions in response to the summer 2014 hostilities, totaling US$3 million. The meeting took place at the UNRWA Representative Office in Washington, D.C. March, 2015. © 2015 UNRWA photo by Sarah Lord
17 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl expressed sincere appreciation to Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) Chief Executive Officer Anwar Ahmed Khan on March 17 for their recent contributions totaling US$ 3 million. These funds will help improve the lives of Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip in the wake of the...
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Two refugee women are sitting in the courtyard of an UNRWA Collective Centre. © UNRWA  Photo by Shareef Sarhan
16 April 2015
Since the start of the emergency shelter response, UNRWA has distributed a total of US$ 95.4 million to Palestine refugee families. To date, the Agency has only received funding to reconstruct 200 of the 9,061 houses totally destroyed.
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15 April 2015
UNRWA announced the commencement of the first stage of its camp improvement pilot project at a town hall meeting in Deir El Balah refugee Camp, in Gaza today. Using a community participation approach, the three year US $ 40 million initiative is generously funded by the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
15 April 2015
As part of its ongoing efforts to provide psychosocial recovery activities to Gaza’s children, UNRWA this week organized a recreational event for 26 children from two Agency-run Collective Centres in Gaza city. The children went on a field trip to the UNRWA Gaza Field Office (GFO) where they engaged in painting a...
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13 April 2015
US$ 1.94 million in funding became available for UNRWA cash assistance for supporting home repairs of minor damages or transitional rental subsidies and will reach 2,698 families across the Gaza Strip this week. They will access the payments through local banks. Emergency shelter – including support for home repairs,...
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09 April 2015
31 March – 07 April 2015 | Issue 87 The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People convened a seminar on assistance to the Palestinian people , held from 31 March to 1 April in Vienna, Austria. The topic of the conference was “speeding up relief, recovery and...
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08 April 2015
“I felt so happy to see the smile on girls’ faces when I was distributing school kits to them in Talbieh school,” Diala says. Diala Amer Fayez Kakish, 16, is a 10th grade student at Raha International School in Abu Dhabi. She recently donated 210 school kits to students at the UNRWA Talbieh Girls’ School. Diala...
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