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09 May 2013
U.S. Secretary of State today announced a new contribution of USD 8.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, for the Agency’s programmes assisting refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. The funds will help UNRWA respond to the critical needs of...
06 March 2013
Representatives from American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) joined workers from UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) in planting olive trees in the West Bank village of Jalqmous near Jenin.
14 February 2013
Speaking at a conference in Japan, Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi has urged East Asian countries to support UNRWA, and raised concerns about the situation of the Palestine refugees served by the Agency.
25 July 2012
A diverse set of voices including a rapper, a filmmaker, researchers and diplomats, came together last week at the UN in New York to discuss the multitude of challenges faced by young people caught up in humanitarian crises.
15 June 2012
Goals were shattered at American Friends of UNRWA’s first annual Gaza Solidarity 5K walk/run in Washington, DC, on 9 June! In total, over USD 50,000 was raised for Gazan kids in need.
09 May 2012
American Friends of UNRWA and KinderUSA invite you to join the Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run on 9 June in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity with the children of Gaza.
26 March 2012
Ronan Farrow, Special Advisor on Global Youth to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, announced at UNRWA’s “Engaging Youth” conference an additional contribution of USD 10 million to the Agency’s General Fund.
04 January 2012
The United States is pleased to announce an initial 2012 contribution of $55 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
30 November 2011
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, with the support of the Government of the United States of America, has inaugurated a new health centre in Wehdat, Jordan, a project worth nearly US$ 2 million.
03 August 2011
In support of UNRWA’s Summer Games, American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) will be presenting the photo exhibit, “Summer Games in Gaza,” in Washington, DC on 5 August.