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14 May 2019
Children in Gaza often grow up in very bleak conditions, frequently surrounded by poverty and violence, and face particular challenges when it comes to obtaining an education and enjoying basic human rights. Yet, they have dreams and want a future, like every other child in...
13 May 2019
Just inside Baqa’a refugee camp, south of the capital city, activities are already in full swing in preparation of the holy month of Ramadan
08 May 2019
Health is fundamental to human development. It is also a sector where change and challenges are constant. Every year brings new technological and scientific advances, new risks and threats to public health, and ever greater societal expectations for higher standards of...
08 April 2019
It was about 3:00 am on 7 March 2019 when Adham smelled tear gas creeping through the narrow alleyway leading up to his home in Dheisheh camp in the occupied West Bank. A father to three small children, Adham ran to his bedroom to wake his wife, where she slept with their...
27 March 2019
In December 2018, as part of an Education in Emergencies project, the UNRWA education programme in Gaza held an awareness-raising session for some 1,744 parents across 17 schools in the Gaza Strip.