• Nagham Al-Yazji, a 15-year-old Palestine refugee student from the UNRWA Beach Preparatory Girls’ School B, won first prize in the international Messages of Peace Poetry Contest. © 2020 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
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    No Borders on Hope: UNRWA Student from Gaza wins Messages of Peace Poetry Contest

    Chosen from more than two thousand international contestants, Nagham Al-Yazji, 15, was just named a winner in the 2020 Inspirational Messages of Peace Contest by the United States National Park Service and International World Peace Rose Garden. The competition celebrates messages of peace written by youth from around the world.Read more

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UNRWA human development and humanitarian services encompass primary and vocational education, primary health care, relief and social services, infrastructure and camp improvement, microfinance and emergency response, including in situations of armed conflict.

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UNRWA human development and humanitarian services encompass primary and vocational education, primary health care, relief and social services, infrastructure and camp improvement, microfinance and emergency response, including in situations of armed conflict.

3.5 M Refugees Access Our Health Services

450 K Refugees Impacted by the Conflict in Syria

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Education is the only thing that determines my future,” says Nour. “I will never be able to reach my goal without a proper education, and for this reason, I continue to bear the difficult circumstances.

Says 15-year-old Nour al-Hoda Attiah

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