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National school exams commenced on 3 May for grades 1 through 12. In June, permission was granted for 47 grade 12 students from Khan Eshieh camp, 47 from Lebanon, and 45 from Yarmouk to travel to Damascus to sit for their examinations. The students were hosted in several facilities in central...

19 July 2016
With the generous support of the British Embassy to Lebanon, the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (South and North Campuses) held two graduation ceremonies for the 314 Palestine refugee students from Lebanon and Syria who completed short-term vocational training courses at the Centre in 2016
Press Releases
15 July 2016
The United States government has announced a new contribution of nearly US$ 68 million to UNRWA in Jordan
Press Releases
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UNRWA is organizing a workshop from 26-28 July in Amman, bringing together the different field offices and HQ staff to discuss ‘Processes and Steps to Strengthen GBV Prevention’ within the framework of the two-year programme, Building Safety.

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14 July 2016
The Israeli authorities have carried out a large scale demolition in the Bedouin refugee community at Anata in the occupied West Bank. Seven residential structures, four animal shelters and four toilet units, were destroyed of which three were funded by an international NGO
Official Statements
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Jamal Mustafa
12 July 2016
Nothing precludes you from achieving your goals – knowledge has no value if it doesn’t translate into energy. For students, succeeding in school is a priority. However, success can’t be maintained without the following key elements: hard work, diligence, follow-up and willingness.
Features
05 July 2016
UNICEF and UNRWA condemn attack reportedly killing civilians and destroying homes as well as a child friendly space in Khan Eshieh camp and call on those responsible to cease actions that endanger civilian life and civilian infrastructure in Syria
Press Releases
26,238 Palestine refugees received hot meals – including cooked rice, chicken, yoghurt and dates - in Gaza during Ramadan due to the generous contribution from the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan  Foundation (KBZF). Photo Credit © UNRWA 2016. Photo by Mohammed Hinawi.
05 July 2016
On 24 and 25 of June during the holy month of Ramadan, UNRWA distributed 9,809 hot meals for a total of 26,557 impoverished Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip due to the generous support from the Emirates-based Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.
Press Releases
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05 July 2016
The Israeli authorities carried out punitive demolitions in Kalandia refugee camp in the occupied West Bank in the middle of last night, demolishing two homes.
Official Statements