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Camp No. 1 Marks the End of the 2013 EU Summer Fun Days
08 July 2013
To mark the conclusion of the 2013 EU Fun Days, ten days during which United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) students from across the West Bank came back to school for recreational and informational activities, Camp No. 1 Boys School hosted an open day on 4 July.
Features
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.
Press Releases
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...
Features
05 March 2012
Braving cold winds, rain, and the occasional muscle cramp, close to 2,000 runners – from children to professional athletes – participated in the Gaza Marathon, a fundraiser for Palestine refugee children in the Gaza Strip.
Press Releases
03 August 2011
In support of UNRWA’s Summer Games, American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) will be presenting the photo exhibit, “Summer Games in Gaza,” in Washington, DC on 5 August.
Press Releases
29 July 2011
Thirteen thousand children taking part in UNRWA’s Gaza Summer Games crowned a golden season of three Guinness World Records by smashing a fourth yesterday, for the largest number of people flying kites simultaneously.
Press Releases
28 July 2011
At ten minutes past midnight last night, ten men attacked and vandalised the Summer Games facility in north-west Gaza where later today UNRWA will attempt a world record for the largest number of children flying kites.
Official Statements
28 July 2011
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said that, at ten minutes past midnight last night, ten men attacked and vandalised its Summer Games site in north-west Gaza. The Secretary-General shares the Agency’s views on the attack and he wishes the children the best as they seek to...
Official Statements
21 July 2011
More than 5,000 children attending UNRWA Summer Games in the Gaza Strip have created the largest-ever handprint painting. At a stadium in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, some 1,500 children gathered to unveil the canvas that covered 5,922.2 square metres, smashing the previous Guinness World Record.
Press Releases
14 July 2011
The children of Gaza today set their second Guinness World Record in as many weeks, for the largest number of footballs dribbled simultaneously. 2,011 children gathered in Kherbit El-Addas, Rafah, to attempt the record breaker.
Press Releases