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09 October 2016
UNRWA has made the Palestine refugee journey more visibly available to the public through its recently launched digital film and photo archive, accessible at http://unrwa.photoshelter.com
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02 October 2016
Chair of the UNRWA Advisory Commission and Head of the Department of Humanitarian Aid at the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC), Mr. Manuel Bessler, visited Gaza on 25 September, accompanied by a delegation of SDC representatives. The goal of the visit was to get a firsthand impression on the situation in...
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24 September 2016
An extra-ordinary meeting of the UNRWA Advisory Commission took place in Amman, Jordan, in mid-September. Addressing the meeting, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl said that the 5.3 million Palestine refugees are now worse off than at any time since 1948
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UNRWA distributed 695 live sheep to 2,085 Palestine refugee families in the Gaza Strip, through the “Supporting Poor Families during Al-Adha Eid” project, thanks to a generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA. ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
14 September 2016
On 8 and 10 September, UNRWA distributed 695 live sheep to 2,085 Palestine refugee families, thanks to a generous contribution from Islamic Relief USA (IR USA) for the Muslim Al-Adha Eid celebration
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10 September 2016
In August, UNRWA completed 13 construction projects including one component of an infrastructure upgrading project implemented in camps all over Gaza
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04 September 2016
On 26 August 2016, two years have passed since the ceasefire which ended the most devastating round of hostilities in Gaza since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967
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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...
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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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