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A School Year in Yarmouk
04 July 2014
In the months of siege that began in July 2013, the Palestine refugee camp of Yarmouk, in Damascus, ran out of virtually everything - food, medicines, basic supplies. For students preparing for the vital national examinations, one thing in particular was of paramount importance: light by which to study.
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Students in Syria: Simple Needs and Hopeful Dreams
18 June 2014
“One morning, I went out to buy some food while my father was at work”
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Madaba Community Comes Together for Palestine Refugee Children
17 June 2014
Amira, a teacher at the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Madaba Elementary Girls School, remembers one of her students, second-grader Bana, saying to her: “Miss, I want to return to my classroom. I don’t like this room. It’s dark and many women come in.”
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A Garden in Qalqilya
10 June 2014
What can a principal do to make every morning even better for her students? AmalHasanein, principal of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Qalqilya Boys Basic School No. 2, decided to start with something simple and powerful: a garden at the school, to welcome her students as they arrive.
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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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Lego Kings Shine in the United States
14 May 2014
“Our team, ‘Lego King’, was dreaming only of participating in the US Robotic Competition and nothing more”,
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UNRWA Students from Gaza Win Messages of Peace Poetry Contest
12 May 2014
Gaza Children growing up in the Gaza Strip face daily challenges to their ability to obtain an education and enjoy the basic human rights that all children throughout the world deserve. But these challenges do not deter the many students in UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools who study hard—day in and day out—...
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UNRWA Gaza Students Win Peace Poetry Contest
09 May 2014
Ruba Rafat Al-Qedra and Nour Al Hoda Rafat Mohamed El Shear, two ninth-grade UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) students from the Gaza Strip,
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UNRWA Students Sweep Robotics Competition
07 May 2014
West Bank In the first Lego robotics competition held at Birzeit University’s Najad Za’ni Center for Excellence in Information Technology, on 15 April, the top three prizeswent to students of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Competing against 23 other schools from all over the West Bank...
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