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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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A picture from the “The Long Journey” photo exhibition (21.11.15 – 10.1.16) held in the renowned BOZAR gallery in Brussels; the exhibition is based on photos from UNRWA archives and portrays the plight and journey of Palestine refugees since 1949.
20 December 2015
8 December – 15 December 2015 | issue 123 The above photo shows a picture from the “The Long Journey” photo exhibition (21.11.15 – 10.1.16) in the renowned BOZAR gallery in Brussels; the exhibition is based on photos from UNRWA archives and portrays the plight and journey of Palestine refugees since 1949. On 10...
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Anmeh and her children at the child-friendly space in Damascus Training Centre. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
20 September 2015
The colourful playground in the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre (DTC) bursts with life as children laugh, run and play. The centre has become a collective shelter that houses around 1,200 of the most vulnerable Palestine refugees who have been displaced from their homes.
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“In this house, we can invite guests and offer them tea,” said Nabil Abu Musa about his family’s new home in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project. Nabil co-signed the undertaking together with Fatheia (left) and Khadra (right), his two wives. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan.
27 July 2015
The Musa family moved into their new home in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project a few weeks ago, after years of living in unhealthy and cramped housing conditions. As soon as they were informed by UNRWA about their new housing option, Nabil Abu Musa and his two wives, Fatheia and Khadra, visited the nearest UNRWA...
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Thirty-nine-year-old refugee Fariz Husu and his family are standing on the empty lot where their family house once stood. A few days ago, the Husu family had been cleared through the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism, and they expect to receive construction material soon to start reconstructing their totally destroyed home. Photo credit: © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Muqadama.
16 July 2015
Fariz Husu’s family is one of the first 86 refugee families who, one year after the 2014 conflict started, were cleared this week through the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism; they will soon receive construction material to rebuild their totally destroyed home.
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
16 July 2015
Last week marked the one year anniversary of the start of the summer 2014 hostilities in Gaza. As a reminder of the human impact, and to advocate for the ongoing needs of Palestine refugees living in the coastal enclave, UNRWA has produced a short documentary titled ‘Gaza. One year on.
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 July 2015
Today marks one year since the commencement of the 2014 conflict in Gaza and UNRWA’s 100th Gaza Situation Report, providing important updates about the Agency’s continued emergency response and its ongoing programmes and operations in service to Palestine refugees
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
01 July 2015
23 June – 30 June 2015 | Issue No. 99 The rebuilding of totally destroyed homes in Gaza is set to begin in a few days as an agreement between the parties to the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM) – the Government of Palestine (GoP) and the Government of Israel (GoI) - has been reached, on a fourth stream within the...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
24 June 2015
UNRWA has launched its global #SOS4Gaza campaign to mark the start of Ramadan. #SOS4Gaza features seven children from Beach Camp, a refugee camp in Gaza city, putting messages expressing their hopes and dreams in bottles, which they send to sea.
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19 June 2015
On 15 June at the opening of the UNRWA Advisory Commission (Adcom) in Amman, the UNRWA Commissioner General Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl powerfully underlined the growing frustration and vulnerability of Palestine refugees in the Middle East by saying that “their isolation, exclusion and dispossession represent a time-bomb...
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