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UNRWA health centre Jaramana - Taghrid Mohammad UNRWA Archives
27 January 2014
At the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, in Kuwait City, UNRWA received a generous contribution of US$ 28.1 million from the United States of America.
UNRWA and US Meet PRS in Beqaa
22 November 2013
Ann Dismorr, Lebanon field director for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), accompanied a delegation from the United States, headed by Kelly Clements, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), to Quob Elias in the mid-...
UNRWA and US Inaugurate Jalazone School
20 November 2013
West Bank On Sunday, 17 November, Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), along with Felipe Sanchez, Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, inaugurated the Agency’s Jalazone Coeducational School in the presence of...
Run for Peace
11 November 2013
Hundreds of Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian youth throughout Lebanon came together to run the 2013 Beirut Marathon. This year’s marathon was dedicated to peacemaking
US Contributes US$ 18.3m to UNRWA
25 September 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is grateful to the Government of the United States of America for its generous contribution of US$ 18.3 million.
American Friends of UNRWA Organizes Gaza Solidarity 5K in San Francisco
13 September 2013
The American Friends of UNRWA (URNWA USA), invites you to join the 2013 Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run on 5 October 2013 in San Francisco, CA. This family-friendly 5K, with a 1-mile walk option, provides a unique opportunity for people living in the United States to show their...
30 June 2013
At an international competition for young inventors and emerging technology companies, held last month in San Francisco, California, the top prize went to four young Palestine refugees, Aws an-Nablusi, Abed al-Azeem al-Bukhari, Ibrahim Wahbeh and Fadi Shahid.
20 June 2013
Washington, DC With nearly 400 participants, the second annual American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run in Washington, DC, on 8 June,was a huge hit! The event raised over US$ 92,000 – nearly double what was raised at last year’s 5K event – for UNRWA’s...
18 June 2013
The United States announced a new contribution of US$ 123 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), which will enable the Agency to continue its work serving a population of some five million registered Palestine refugees in the...
17 May 2013
American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) invites you to join the 2nd annual Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run (and 1 mile fun walk option) on 8 June 2013 in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity...