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UNRWA and the EU Collaborate on Education in Emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
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Unstoppable Girl
18 November 2013
Getting an education has been harder for Sara than for most young Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip
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18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU),
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Ceremony for Mothers of Children with Disabilities
11 July 2013
After a four-day camp for children with disabilities, organized in Ramallah by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in partnership with local community-based rehabilitation centres (CBRCs), a ceremony was held to honour the mothers of those children.
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04 July 2013
As part of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees’ (UNRWA) commitment to safeguard the health status of pregnant mothers, the Agency consistently advocates for first trimester registration among Palestine refugee expectant mothers.
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25 June 2013
For the third year in a row, UNRWA will be able to invite nearly 6,000 Palestine refugee children in the West Bank to participate in the EU-UNRWA Summer Fun Days, thanks to generous funding from the European Union.
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20 June 2013
18 June 2013 Washington, DC With nearly 400 participants, the second annual American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run in Washington, DC, on 8 June,was a huge hit! The event raised over US$ 92,000 – nearly double what was raised at last year’s 5K event – for UNRWA’s psychosocial support programme,...
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18 June 2013
UNRWA marks this year’s World Refugee Day by bringing attention to the stories of refugees in its five fields of operation. The following story sheds light on the vulnerability of Palestine refugees displaced by the ongoing violence in Syria.
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15 June 2013
Thanks to a generous donation from the Government of Finland, on Saturday 15 June the gates were opened to start the UNRWA Summer Fun Weeks 2013.
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11 June 2013
Watch Summer Games 2011 More than half of the population of Gaza is under the age of 18. For these 800,000 boys and girls, daily life is characterised by conflict, poverty, loss of hope, and little freedom of choice or movement. In the densely-populated Gaza Strip, there is little time or space for children to have...
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