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11 March 2013
Four months after the conflict in Gaza, we report from UNRWA’s health centre in Jabalia, northern Gaza, on disturbing post-traumatic stress figures from UNRWA’s Health Department. Read the painful human stories behind the statistics.
Features
18 January 2013
The vibrant cry of a baby burst out from a small room in the Khan Eshieh refugee camp in southern Damascus. Forced to find refuge in a shelter housing another 15 people, Mayada Yahya gave birth in a small room with no privacy.
Features
01 January 2013
"I feel stressed and easily alarmed. I’m having trouble studying and understanding my lessons”, complained 15-year-old Alaa. She is one of the thousands of young students, including Palestine refugee children
Features
17 December 2012
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has opened the registration for the 2013 Gaza Marathon: a 42-kilometre run along the coastline of the Gaza Strip in April next year.
Features
11 December 2012
After the recent conflict, UNRWA staff in Gaza teamed up with local communities in an effort to clean up damaged schools and help children get back to normal life. But UNRWA’s school counsellors warn that the trauma of conflict is harder to erase.
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05 December 2012
After the recent violence in Gaza, UNRWA staff and local communities sprang into action, determined to minimise disruption to local children's normal routine.
Features
04 December 2012
Palestine refugees in Beirut, Lebanon will finally have access to safe drinking water, thanks to a new project funded by the Swiss government.
Press Releases
04 December 2012
Children studying at the schools of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) celebrated today the closing ceremony of the EU Fun Days project in Askar refugee camp in Nablus, West Bank. The project was funded entirely by the European Union (EU)
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18 November 2012
As the violence intensifies in Gaza, UNRWA has been using its innovative and unprecedented educational satellite TV channel to bring lessons to some quarter of a million children in Gaza.
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14 November 2012
UNRWA has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with the Office of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar to promote education for children living under occupation and in conflict zones.
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