Gaza

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Yoshio Nekozuka during a presentation to Al Rimal Health Centre medical team on the type of exercises that alleviate the lower back pain. © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Mohamed Al Hinawi
05 May 2016
From 10 to 14 April 2016, two Japanese medical experts visited UNRWA health centres in Gaza city and Khan Younis to provide medical consultations for refugee patients who complained from lower back pain
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Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza Bo Schack with ambassador Kattouf, president of AMIDEAST, on the graduation ceremony of the English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
02 May 2016
UNRWA Director of Operations in Gaza Bo Schack attended the graduation ceremony of 200 UNRWA students who had passed the ‘English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016’ - a two-year English language programme funded by the United States aims to increase the English skills and abilities of the students, in...
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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.
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A medical team from Beach Health Centre conduct regular check-ups for elderly women at the Beach Women Programme Centre (WPC) on World Health Day, 7 April 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Mohamed El Hinawi
28 April 2016
On the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April, awareness sessions for approximately 440 elderly persons under the theme ‘Beat Diabetes – Halt the Rise’ were organized by the UNRWA relief and social services programme in Gaza
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Director of UNRWA Operation Gaza, Mr. Bo Scahck  with Senior External Relations and Projects Officer Mr. Munir Manneh flying the flags of Palestine and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the opening ceremony of Jabalia elementary girls’ school (A&B)  funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD). Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
27 April 2016
With the support of the Saudi Fund for Development, UNRWA inaugurated the new building of Jabalia elementary girls school A&B in northern Gaza
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15-year-old Palestine refugee Inas Nofal is preparing for her daily four-hour training session in Al Maghazi camp, central Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
27 April 2016
15-year-old Palestine refugee Inas Nofal, from Al Maghazi camp in central Gaza, dreams about becoming a famous marathon runner
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
22 April 2016
The Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA continue with their project, ‘Social Sports Schools in the ocupied Palestinian territory (Gaza and West Bank)’
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© 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
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 Thirteen-year-old Yasmin al-Najjar (centre), a student in the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired (RCVI), distributes snacks among her classmates, celebrating her first-place prize in the UNRWA educational human rights competition in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
20 April 2016
Thirteen-year-old Yasmin Al-Najjar – a student in the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired (RCVI) in Gaza city – won the first prize in a voluntary educational human rights competition launched by UNRWA in all elementary schools in Gaza city
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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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