Ahlaam is a Palestine refugee from Gaza living in Jerash Camp, Jordan. She lost her husband at a young age; having left school early, she held no qualifications, experience or employment skills. With no-one to care for her, Ahlaam wanted to lead an independent life.
The European Commission and UNRWA has announced that the EC would donate €5 million to UNRWA’s Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP) to provide critical food assistance to Palestine refugees in camps in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
Today, at a ceremony at UNRWA’s food distribution centre in Jabalia Camp, Gaza, the EU announced that it will be making a contribution of €39.7 million to help guarantee UNRWA’s Social Safety Net (SSN) programme in the occupied Palestinian territory.
The Damascus Training Centre (DTC) is an example of how the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and its donors succeed in providing valuable skills and opportunities for young Palestine refugees in Syria.
Thousands of Palestine refugee football fans gathered across the region last night to witness a moment of historic proportions as the Palestine National Team competed valiantly against Belgium team FC Molenbeek Brussels in a friendly match dubbed "Goal for Peace."
As the saying goes, ‘give a man a fish and he will feed himself for a day, teach a man how to fish and he will feed himself for a lifetime’. Yet, in Gaza, even those who know how to fish have been driven to unemployment by the blockade.
Ambassador Vassilis Bontosoglou, Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Syria and UNRWA Commissioner- General Karen Koning AbuZayd inaugurated the completion of Khan Dunoun Camp’s Water Supply and Sanitation Project.