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Graduates of the SFWs Student Ambassador Programme sing the national anthem during their graduation ceremony. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
31 July 2017
For three weeks, 60 UNRWA students from fifth to ninth grade participated in the Student Ambassador Programme, which empowers them to serve as representatives of the UNRWA student body in local events and international forums
UNRWA Field Office, Damascus, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
31 July 2017
In Syria, 95 per cent of Palestine refugees require emergency aid from UNRWA. In 2017, the Agency appeals for US$ 411 million for its humanitarian response to the Syria crisis
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
26 July 2017
In July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 23 different locations across the West Bank, targeting 2,647 children and youth to help strengthen their resilience and build their self-esteem
Lawyer Hayat Mahmoud standing in front of a poster distributed during the ‘Girls Not Brides: End Child Marriage’ initiative in the Al-Daraj Women’s Programme Centre in Gaza City. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
20 July 2017
Imagine a 15-year-old child married and having babies; it’s a child raising children
(Left to Right) Rogers Davis, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Hasan Salem, a former UNRWA Engineer who retired in May, and Ahmad Dabash, Chief of the Infrastructure and Camp Improvement Programme in Jordan. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Viola Bruttomesso
19 July 2017
Hasan Salem, a Palestine refugee who received his primary education at an UNRWA school in Jordan, worked for the Agency for 33 years, retiring in May 2017