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UNRWA Summer Activities: A Breath of Life after War and Displacement
11 September 2013
Aya Nimr, a 10-year old Palestine refugee girl, grew up in Yalda, south-east of Damascus. She has fond memories of living there, but eventually the ongoing conflict in Syria, which injured one of her uncles and killed another, forced her family to flee. When they arrived in Lebanon, in mid-2012, “we thought that we...
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What Teachers Can Do
07 November 2013
“I volunteered to help find safe locations for the students remaining in the camp to continue their coursework,” says Usama Tarboush, an UNRWA social studies teacher.
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Back to School in Lebanon with UNRWA, UNICEF and EU
05 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held a ceremony at the Nablus Preparatory School for Girls, in Saida, Lebanon, to mark the beginning of the 2013/14 school year.
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12 September 2013
2013: Ensuring Quality Education in Times of Emergency 1 September 2013 East Jerusalem As children around the world prepare to go back to school this fall, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) regrets to announce that over half of its schools in Syria have closed, affecting nearly two thirds of Palestine...
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