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30 June 2010
Today UNRWA launched the Mother and Child Health (MCH) handbook at al-Jalil health centre in Yarmouk. The project, funded by the Japanese government at the cost of US$37,500, aims to improve the maternal and child health of Palestinian refugees in Syria.
14 June 2010
A boisterous crowd cheered on the Latakia girls’ softball team as they brought home their final base runner to secure themselves as the victors of the 2010 Softball Championship.
05 May 2010
Tourists looked on in surprise as Palestinian schoolchildren from all over Syria flooded into Bosra amphitheatre to perform their annual Cinderella show on 16 April.
14 April 2010
Spirits were high as a group of Palestinian schoolchildren stormed onto the field on 26 and 27 March for the annual UNRWA-JICA Football Cup. Eight teams gathered at Damascus’ al-Faiha stadium, seven from UNRWA schools across Syria and one from the French School in Damascus.
27 October 2009
The Japanese Ambassador to Lebanon, H.E. Mr. Koichi Kawakami, yesterday held a lunch for seven Palestinian students who graduated in Sciences and Business Administration thanks to scholarships from the government of Japan.
11 September 2009
Wafa is one of more than 900 young Palestinians who were awarded higher education scholarships by the Government of Japan through UNRWA.
23 July 2009
Japan has announced that it will contribute USD 6 million (Yen 600 million) to UNRWA’s regular food programme for 2009 to 2010.
14 July 2009
As the sun burned off the early morning chill, young Palestine refugees from five different cities entered the field at the Fihaa Stadium in Damascus. They have been training all year for this tournament and were united behind one cause: love and affection for football.
27 May 2009
His Excellency the Japanese Ambassador to Jordan, Mr. Tetsuo Shioguchi, today visited UNRWA’s Amman Training Center, including the nursing section which was funded by a Japanese contribution of about $250,000.
21 May 2009
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.