partners

20 June 2014
The Government of the Netherlands has contributed US$ 1.97 million to support the UNRWA emergency assistance programme in the Gaza Strip. This contribution is vital to improving living conditions in the coastal strip, where the population faces a continued downward spiral as a result of the blockade imposed on it for...
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Zakat Foundation Supports Food for Yarmouk Families
10 June 2014
Washington, DC The Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) and American Friends of UNRWA (UNRWA USA) have partnered to provide immediate emergency food aid to Yarmouk, sharing a deep concern for the Palestine refugees in the war-ravaged camp in the southern suburbs of Damascus. In March, Zakat Foundation and UNRWA USA signed...
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Qatar supports UNRWA’s University Scholarship Programme
06 June 2014
In Brussels, the Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, accepted a contribution of US$ 100,000 from His Excellency Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Thani Al-Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and...
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European Union Reaffirms Its Support for Palestine Refugees
04 June 2014
Brussels Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, and Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, signed today a joint declaration on EU support for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...
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Slovenian Minister of Education Visits Am’ari
03 June 2014
West Bank The Minister of Education of the Republic of Slovenia, Jernej Pikalo, visited the West Bank Palestine Refugee camp of Am’ari on 24 May. Mr. Pikalo was accompanied by a delegation from the UN Relief and Works Agency, including Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank David Hutton. During a tour of...
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UNRWA-EU Partnership at Yalla Palestina Event
30 May 2014
On 24 May 2014 thousands gathered in a festive, peaceful and sunny celebration of the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly. The event, organised by Association Belgo-Palestinienne (ABP) gathered 25 Belgian civil society organisations as well as the United...
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Hundreds of children attend the closing ceremony of EU-UNRWA Fun Days in Ramallah
28 May 2014
In Ramallah on 27 May, Palestine refugee students from UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools across the West Bank gathered at the Palestinian Medical Relief Society to attend the closing ceremony of the popular EU-UNRWA Fun Days project. The event was attended by officials from UNRWA, the European Union (EU), and...
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American Musician Brings Bluegrass to Bethlehem
27 May 2014
West Bank “I’ve come all the way from Tennessee to see you”, American musician Sierra Hull told the packed crowd at the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) girls’ school in Dheisheh camp on 21 May. “It’s always been my dream to visit Bethlehem and it is an honour for me to play for you here today”, she said, before she...
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Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce Support for E-health
14 May 2014
Gaza Thanks to generous contributions to a campaign organized by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CCAB), based in São Paulo, Brazil, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has received US$ 54,000 and will be able to implement its E-health system in 3 more of its 21 health centres in Gaza...
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