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UNRWA engages with young people on ways in which they can play an active role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, together with UNICEF, UNFPA and the International Trade Centre (ITC), as part of the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York on 1 and 2 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Johanna Zoellner
05 February 2016
At the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York this week, Hashem Abushama, a 21-year-old Palestine refugee student, was invited to share his experiences growing up in Arroub refugee camp near Hebron in the West Bank during a breakout session on ‘Key Regional Priorities for Youth Development in the Middle East...
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04 February 2016
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development, has donated US$ 59 million to UNRWA for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan
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Members of the delegation from the Qatar Development Fund engage with UNRWA students during their visit to the UNRWA al-Fakhoora school in North Gaza on 2 February. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam.
03 February 2016
Following a generous donation of approximately US$ 4.6 million by the Qatar-based Al Fakhoora, a programme of Education Above All Foundation, to UNRWA to undertake maintenance and repair activities across 43 UNRWA schools in Gaza, a delegation from the Qatar Development Fund paid a visit to the UNRWA Al Fakhoora...
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Two women from the initiative-committee during a discussion on the next steps of their campaign to improve the safety and security in their community. Gaza Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Abu Hamam
31 January 2016
A group of approximately 10 refugee women in Deir El Balah launched an initiative to improve the safety and security in their neighbourhood following an accident on Salah El Din Street – one of the main highways leading through Gaza - in which one of their close friends died, presumably also due to lack of street...
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Husseiniyeh, August 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
02 February 2016
UNRWA today appealed to donors for US$ 414 million to meet the critical humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria, which is now entering its sixth year. The Agency’s 2016 Emergency Appeal for the Syria Regional Crisis aims to support 450,000 Palestine refugees inside Syria, as well as...
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