partners

13 November 2014
The Agency for Cooperation for Development of the Basque Country has donated EUR 200,000 (US$ 257,000) to the UNRWA Syria Response Plan, contributing to UNRWA food distributions to Palestine refugees left devastated by the conflict in Syria. This generous funding will benefit approximately 7,700 Palestine refugee...
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31 October 2014
The Regional Government of Castilla la Mancha, Spain, has contributed EUR 250,000 (US$ 320,000) to an UNRWA project designed to improve environmental health conditions in 13 Palestine refugee camps in the West Bank. The health status of Palestine refugees is challenged by poor environmental conditions. Access to...
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31 October 2014
The Basque Government is supporting women in Gaza through the programme ‘Empowerment strategies to reduce vulnerability of refugee women’. Implemented by UNRWA, the programme will address the vulnerabilities faced by women, including those due to the Israeli blockade on Gaza and the traditionally patriarchal society...
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31 October 2014
UNRWA is grateful to the Basque Government for contributing EUR 200,000 (US$ 273,577) to the Agency’s Gaza emergency appeal. The Israeli blockade of Gaza entered its eighth year in June 2014 and continues to have a devastating effect by severely restricting access to markets and people’s movement to and from the Gaza...
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31 October 2014
A EUR 50,000 (US$ 65,000) donation from the Castilla la Mancha Regional Government will help almost 4,800 people in Gaza access their daily food needs.
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UNRWA Archives
24 October 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Japan on October 22 to 24. Mr. Krähenbühl met with prominent parliamentarians and senior government officials, including Deputy Chief of Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato and Senior Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi. He also met...
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24 October 2014
The Waldesian Church and UNRWA Italia have signed a EUR 500,000 cooperation agreement to fund the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired in Gaza. The agreement was signed in Rome on 9 October by Waldesian Board Moderator Eugenio Bernardini and Ambassador Giuseppe Cassini, on behalf of UNRWA Italia, in the...
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20 October 2014
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) and UNRWA have announced a US$ 50,000 agreement to provide urgently needed emergency relief assistance to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.
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UNRWA Archives
13 October 2014
Despite shared sorrow and loss, displaced Palestine refugees in Damascus were able to celebrate the recent Eid al-Adha feast thanks to a donation from Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Canada. Eid al-Adha is the second most significant holiday in the Muslim calendar. The festival commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim'...
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Baian Abassi/UNRWA Archives
30 September 2014
UNRWA celebrated the inauguration of Shu’fat Basic Girls School in Shu’fat camp, a project that was funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Guests at the celebration included UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank Felipe Sanchez, Hani Abu Diab from the Islamic Development Bank and the Head of the UNRWA...
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