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Yalda Distribution Point, Yalda, Southern Damascus, Syria, February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
26 July 2016
The United States is contributing US$ 25 million to UNRWA in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal. The funds will support emergency operations in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan
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Orthodox scouting performing the Palestinian anthem during the opening ceremony of UNRWA 2016 Summer fun weeks at Al Zaitoun preparatory girls school (B) Photo credit: © UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
25 July 2016
Under the slogan “let the fun begin, a light of hope amid despair” UNRWA celebrated the opening ceremony of its Summer Fun Weeks (SFWs) for 2016 on Saturday, the 23rd of July
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19 July 2016
With the generous support of the British Embassy to Lebanon, the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (South and North Campuses) held two graduation ceremonies for the 314 Palestine refugee students from Lebanon and Syria who completed short-term vocational training courses at the Centre in 2016
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CMHP trainees during a discussion about how to combat stereotypes about children with disabilities. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
19 July 2016
To build staff capacity and skills, the UNRWA Community Mental Health Programme organized a training of trainers on the Supporting Children with Disabilities manual for 30 mental health supervisors and assistant supervisors
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Deputy Commissioner-General of UNRWA Sandra Mitchel speaks at the opening ceremony of the trade fair. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Sarraj
19 July 2016
The Microfinance Department in Gaza organized its first trade fair to display the products and services from small and microenterprises run by Palestinians benefitting from UNRWA Microfinance loans
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