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Mohammad Alloh was able to earn a better wage after completing a mobile maintenance course though the EU-funded Engaging Youth project.  © 2015 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad
06 July 2015
UNRWA, with EU support, is equipping 33 000 young Palestinian refugees with the skills to succeed in Syria’s challenging labor market.
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EU Parliament President Martin Schulz (front) speaks at the inauguration of the UNRWA Photo Exhibition “I'm not a statistic”. © European Union 2015 – EP
02 July 2015
From 29 June to 1 July, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Brussels for a range of senior-level meetings to draw attention to the Agency’s crucial role and activities and to raise the alarm regarding its dramatic level of underfunding, as well as to officially open the UNRWA photography exhibition ‘I...
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UNRWA students in Jordan at a TOMS' shoes distribution. © 2015 UNRWA Photo Daniela White
29 June 2015
For some Palestine refugee families with low household incomes, acquiring a new pair of shoes often means forfeiting other basic needs. “Purchasing new shoes for my children means we have to go without other essential needs,” said Hala, a mother of five. Hala’s family is one of 18,063 Palestine refugee families...
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13 June 2015
Kuwait has donated USD 15 million to UNRWA for its work with Palestine refugees across the Middle East. The donation was announced at a ceremony in Geneva on 11 June, with the funds being passed to UNRWA by His Excellency, Mr Mansour Al-Otaibi, the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the UN at a...
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Students from Haifa School in Beirut who took part in #myvoicemyschool, November 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
12 June 2015
“When the explosion happened, I was scared,” says Hasan, a Palestine refugee from Syria now living in Beirut, to his peers in England over Skype. “I thought it was the end of the world. I couldn’t see anything in front of me.”
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01 June 2015
In response to an exploding type 2 diabetes epidemic, UNRWA is delivering improved health services to millions of Palestine refugees across the Middle East following reforms. New initiatives such as the Family Health Team (FHT) model and a partnership with Microclinic International (MCI) are key to these reforms.
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EAC Director Dr. Mary Joy Pigozzi and UNESCO-UNRWA Education Director Dr. Caroline Pontefract visit an UNRWA preparatory girls’ school in North Amman. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
01 June 2015
UNRWA welcomed Educate A Child (EAC) Director Dr. Mary Joy Pigozzi, to brief her on the ongoing UNRWA/Educate A Child programme. Educate A Child is a global programme founded by Her Royal Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar’s Education Above All Foundation.
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UNRWA distributes life-saving assistance to displaced civilians from Yarmouk in Yalda, April 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
30 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl highlighted the critical needs faced by Palestine refugees and was updated on France’s efforts to achieve durable peace in the Middle East during his first official visit to Paris this week.
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A doctor measures the blood pressure of a patient in the Beit Hanoun co-ed ‘C’ Collective Centre. With the new donation received from Islamic Relief USA, UNRWA will be able to increase its provision of primary health care in collective centres. © 2015 UNRWA  Photo by Khalil Adwan.
28 April 2015
Since 2013, Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) has donated US$ 12.6 million to support Palestine refugees in Gaza through UNRWA, enabling the Agency to run services ranging from the distribution of food packages to the provision of milk and snacks for UNRWA students or the disbursement of emergency non-food items such as...
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The director of UNRWA Lebanon and the acting representative of UNICEF Lebanon light the Palestiniadi torch marking the beginning of the event
28 April 2015
UNRWA, in partnership with UNICEF, has launched Palestiniadi, a three-day sports event for children and youth in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon. In its seventh year, Palestiniadi brings together more than 300 Palestine refugee children from Lebanon, Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon and...
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