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25 August 2011
The Commissioner-General presented the Foreign Minister with drawings from children in the Gaza Strip in support and solidarity with the people of Japan following the tragic earthquake and tsunami of March this year.
22 August 2011
Filippo Grandi, the Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is to visit Japan from 25 August to 31 August. On the trip, Mr Grandi will hold meetings with senior Foreign Ministry officials
17 August 2011
The government of Japan has announced a donation of US$ 7.7 million (600 million Japanese yen) towards food aid as part of UNRWA’s social safety-net programme for 2011 and 2012.
21 July 2011
More than 100 children from UNRWA schools participated in an art workshop on 26 June at Amman New Camp Preparatory Girls’ School, to express their support for the people of Japan in the wake of the devastating tsunamis.
24 March 2011
The Japanese Ambassador to Lebanon, H.E. Koichi Kawakami, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Salvatore Lombardo, signed today an exchange of notes formalizing a ¥201 million (US$ 2.4 million) donation to the reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Palestine refugee camp...
16 February 2011
“They are giving me the chance and I’ll pass this year with high marks, I am sure,” says 16-year-old Mahmoud Buhaisi, from the eighth grade at Gaza’s Deir El Balah boys’ school. “We are all good. The teacher is good too."
10 February 2011
Take a look into the lives of ordinary people in Lebanon’s crowded refugee camps and read photographer Isabel de la Cruz’s reflections on her journey through the camps.
23 January 2011
Japan has donated US$10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The money will support UNRWA’s provision of education, health and social services to refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory.
31 August 2010
The government of Japan has announced a donation of US$6.88 million (600 million Japanese yen) towards food aid as part of UNRWA’s social safety net programme for 2010 and 2011.
10 August 2010
The Embassy of Japan and UNRWA launched on Wednesday 4 August a new maternal and child health handbook which will be distributed free-of-charge to Palestine refugees across Lebanon who are pregnant or have young children.