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Mr. Mutaz Ghatash, an UNRWA teacher stands alongside the Palestinian Minister of Education, Dr. Sabri Siadam and other ministry staff members during the award ceremony of the President Mahmoud Abbas Award for Creativity and Distinction in the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Ramallah on December 15, 2018. Photo credit to Ministry of education
UNRWA teachers embrace the profound responsibility of educating the next generation of Palestine refugee youth with enthusiasm. This is the story of one such teacher, Mr. Mutaz Gatasha. Making the most of limited resources, Mr. Gatasha was able to inspire such an enthusiasm for science in his students that they reached the final round of the President Mahmoud Abbas Award of Creativity competition, representing UNRWA as one of 203 initiatives from across different educational institutions from the West Bank and Gaza. Mr. Gatasha’s initiative earned a winning honour, making him one of 63...
German Ambassador to Lebanon H.E. Dr. Georg Birgelen speaks at the contribution announcement event in Beirut on Monday. @2019 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa
The German Embassy, the German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA held a ceremony in Nahr el-Bared camp to announce a new EUR 21 million contribution from Germany
A Palestine refugee elderly from Nahr el-Bared refugee camp being treated at one of the hospitals contracted with UNRWA. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
Taawon-Lebanon and The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) will be able to sustain their support towards the life- saving hospitalization for elderly Palestine refugees in Lebanon
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (center) calls for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East during press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 January 2019. © UNRWA Photo by Maria Mohammedi
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA , Pierre Krähenbühl, today called for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East
Alia Mohammed at work in the UNRWA Wadi Seer Training Centre in Amman, Jordan.  © 2019 UNRWA Photo by: Daniah Al-Batayneh
“Eyes are useless when the mind is blind!” says Alia Mohammed, a 40 year-old phone operator at the UNRWA Wadi Seer Vocational Training Centre in Amman
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