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UNRWA Photographer Tammer Hamam. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Sarraj
16 November 2016
UNRWA Photographer Tamer Hamam believes that “every person has a story, and this story deserves to be remembered”
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14 November 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the killing of one of its staff members, Mr. Husein Ali Muhsen, 52, and calls on all those involved in the hostilities to abide by their obligations under international law with regard to the conduct of hostilities and the protection of civilians
Official Statements
UNRWA organized an olive picking event in solidarity with Palestine refugee farmers in the village of Wadi Fukin in western Bethlehem. © UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
04 November 2016
UNRWA organized an olive picking event in solidarity with Palestine refugee farmers in the village of Wadi Fukin in western Bethlehem
Press Releases
UNRWA in Lebanon Celebrates Teachers and Students’ Achievements
19 October 2016
In partnership UNICEF, UNRWA organized an event following this year’s World Teachers’ Day theme, ‘Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status’ at the UNESCO palace in Beirut to recognize the tremendous efforts that teachers have made to help students to achieve their best potential
Press Releases
Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, and Mr. Farid Abu Athra, Chief of UNRWA's Education Programme in Gaza, honour one of the school principals for his 40 years of service. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
22 September 2016
As a sign of appreciation for their years of service, UNRWA honoured eight education staff members (six teachers, a deputy school principal and a school principal) as they will complete 40 years of service with UNRWA in 2016. The celebration was held at the UNRWA Education Programme office in presence of Mr. Bo Schack...
Press Releases
UNRWA Damascus Training Centre collective shelter, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
29 August 2016
As the war continues for the sixth year in Syria, front-line humanitarian workers risk their own lives to save others and alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable
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A group photo of the UNRWA staff who participated in the Leadership Initiative Programme holding their certificates at the graduation ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
10 August 2016
UNRWA celebrated the graduation ceremony of the Leadership Initiative Programme (LIP) 2015/2016 on 26 July. The LIP involved 57 senior area and international staff members from various UNRWA Departments and Programmes. The Programme ran from March 2015 to July 2016
Press Releases
Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, hands an honourary shield to Professor Abdel Khaliq El-Farra, President of Al-Azhar University, during the Family Medicine graduation ceremony at Al-Azhar University in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
05 August 2016
In cooperation with Al-Azhar University, UNRWA Health Programme in Gaza organized a graduation ceremony for the graduates of the Family Medicine Diploma Programme, generously funded by Al-Walid Bin Talal Foundation
Press Releases
18 July 2016
In the early evening of 17 July, Yaser Mahmoud Shuaeeb, a driver for UNRWA in Aleppo, was struck by shrapnel fragments in his back as he was getting off a bus on Nile Street on his way home
Press Releases
Khitam Ibrahim during her work as a midwife, providing health services to a patient in an UNRWA Health Centre in northern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
25 May 2016
Khitam Ibrahim, a 46-year old Palestine refugee, has worked for the past 13 years as a midwife in an UNRWA Health Centre (Al-Saftawi) in northern Gaza. Khitam supports her husband and five children. “I love my work and I am proud of it because I feel I am a productive person serving my community
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