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‘Education brings hope in emergencies’ animation video. © UNRWA 2015
22 December 2015
UNRWA has launched a new animated video for children and families affected by conflict as part of its Education in Emergencies programme. The video, ‘Education Brings Hope in Times of Emergencies’, encourages families to utilize UNRWA resources and support their children in re-engaging in education during times of...
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A picture from the “The Long Journey” photo exhibition (21.11.15 – 10.1.16) held in the renowned BOZAR gallery in Brussels; the exhibition is based on photos from UNRWA archives and portrays the plight and journey of Palestine refugees since 1949.
20 December 2015
8 December – 15 December 2015 | issue 123 The above photo shows a picture from the “The Long Journey” photo exhibition (21.11.15 – 10.1.16) in the renowned BOZAR gallery in Brussels; the exhibition is based on photos from UNRWA archives and portrays the plight and journey of Palestine refugees since 1949. On 10...
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18 December 2015
The Italian government has made a generous contribution of EUR 2.18 million (US$ 2,390,351) to provide food assistance to the most vulnerable Palestine refugees in Gaza through UNRWA
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10 December 2015
The annual 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, led by UN Women, continued during the reporting week.
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Mr Sufian Abu Zayda, Representative of the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) in Gaza, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed al Nahyan City in Khan Younis organised by UNRWA on 6 December 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 December 2015
UNRWA inaugurated Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan City in Khan Younis, as well as four new schools in Gaza. The housing project was funded through a generous contribution of US$19.7 million from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC)
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04 December 2015
25 November marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the beginning of the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, led by UN Women. The campaign calls upon activists, governments and United Nations partners to mobilize people and highlight issues...
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26 November 2015
On a field visit to the Gaza Strip, 26 Advisory Commission (AdCom) members and other donor representatives witnessed firsthand the challenges currently faced by Palestine refugees in Gaza, now just over one year after the 2014 conflict
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Through its Education in Emergencies (EiE) programme, UNRWA has been actively working to ensure access to quality education for Palestine Refugees affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria, both for children in Syria and for those who have fled to neighboring countries, particularly Lebanon and...

Gaza situation report 119
20 November 2015
On 16 November an AdCom special session was held on Gaza 2020, including a panel discussion involving the Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, the Water Sector Advisor at the Office of the Quartet, Mr. Fuad Bateh, the Director of Women Affairs Centre in Gaza, Amal Siyam as well as the Director of “...
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During their visit to the Gaza Strip on 18 and 19 November, the delegation of the UNRWA Advisory Commission also visited the UNRWA Zeitoun Preparatory Girls “B” School in Gaza city where they engaged with students to learn about their hopes and dreams, and the challenges they face in their everyday life in Gaza. ©2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
20 November 2015
Resilience of Palestine refugees evident, even as coastal enclave remains at risk of being “unliveable” by 2020
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