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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) team member Mohammed Atallah shares his experience with other Collective Centre Management Unit staff during a training on ‘lessons learned‘ held on 26 April in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
06 May 2015
“The most important output from this training is to find and discuss the most successful approaches in the management of UNRWA Collective Centres,” said Ansa Masaud, head of the UNRWA Collective Centres Management Unit (CCMU) at the beginning of a ‘lessons learned’ event held on 26 April for 25 UNRWA staff members in...
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Children from the Gaza Strip playing. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
12 January 2017
UNRWA launched the 2017 UNRWA Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory on 10 January with an event in Aida Camp to create a human connection between donors and Palestine refugees and to showcase the unique contribution of UNRWA in serving Palestine refugee communities
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Sarraj
22 December 2016
As part of its efforts to address the rising number of Palestine refugee students in UNRWA schools and to serve Sustainable Development Goal number eight, which calls for promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all, UNRWA has hired 600 support teachers under its Graduate...
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The Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, participated in the first session of an awareness-raising radio programme – focusing on topics such as early marriage, Gender-Based Violence, women’s rights and women’s economic empowerment – launched by the UNRWA communications with communities (CwC) team, in cooperation with the Gaza-based Alwan radio station. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
15 December 2016
December – 13 December 2016 | Issue 174 “I am happy with this ceremony that highlighted the human rights and values: the values that we all should enjoy and practice, the values that define our humanity.” Khadeja Al-Shareef, 12, UNRWA student. Read more here . Highlights To mark the sixty-eighth anniversary of the...
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The German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, and the Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, visited the Hashem Elementary Boys A&B School in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
11 December 2016
29 November – 6 December 2016 | Issue 173 “Education is the main tool to reduce early marriage in the community. The psychological impact of early marriage is something one can’t easily forget.” Hayat Mahmoud, lawyer in a Women’s Programme Centre. Read more here . Highlights UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre...
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Mr. Adrian Chadwick, OBE, Regional Director Middle East and North Africa at the British Council, visiting the UNRWA Asma Elementary Co-ed A School in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Sarraj
02 December 2016
UNRWA commenced the distribution of tarpaulin and nylon sheets as part of its emergency preparedness this winter
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
24 November 2016
In November 2016, UNRWA was able to pay the third quarter transitional shelter cash assistance to all displaced and eligible refugee families in Gaza, whose homes were severely damaged or totally destroyed and rendered uninhabitable during the 2014 conflict
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
03 November 2016
Palestine refugees in Gaza continue to experience high levels of stress and distresses as a result of the 2014 conflict and the economic, social and psychological impacts of the blockade
Emergency Reports
03 November 2016
UNRWA disbursed over US$ 1.46 million for reconstruction and severe repair works to 299 refugee families across the Gaza Strip
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