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01 March 2017
UNRWA and UNICEF strongly condemn the armed violence in Ein El‑Hilweh Palestine refugee camp in Saida, which directly affects the safety and security of civilians, including children
28-year-old Mokaram Al-Hegi (left) during the comic drawing training in Gaza city. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarajj
27 February 2017
UNRWA launched its first comic drawing workshop in cooperation with a community-based organization in Gaza city for the benefit of 25 young women from all areas of Gaza. The training will last for one month and focus on such topics as early marriage and gender-based violence
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Simon Onyango
22 February 2017
Jerusalem, 22 February 2016 Today, the Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and UN Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory, Robert Piper, and Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, visited the Palestinian Bedouin community of Khan...
Eleven-year-old Yara Deeb (left) and 12-year-old Menna al-Khour (right) perform during the casting auditions in the UNRWA TV studio at the Gaza Field Office. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Hussain Jaber
17 February 2017
From 7 to 9 February, the UNRWA TV team conducted casting auditions for 117 students aged between 9 and 12 years from UNRWA schools across Gaza. The auditions were to select the new team of child actors for the production of the second educational programme season on UNRWA...
Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
02 February 2017
Eighty-year-old Palestine refugee Alia Shehabi moved in search of refuge with her family to the old city of Damascus when they left Palestine in 1948