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23 March 2017
The Islamic Development Bank in its capacity as Coordinator for the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, has re-programmed and signed a US$40 million agreement with UNRWA to support shelter repair and reconstruction of at least 1,000 housing for families whose houses were damaged...
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A group photo of the UNRWA TV team with the YouTube Silver Play Button. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
21 March 2017
UNRWA TV received the YouTube Silver Play Button, an award granted by Google to the most popular YouTube channels. The UNRWA TV YouTube channel now exceeds 270,000 subscribers to its Education in Emergencies and humanitarian information programmes
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From left to right: The Acting Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Hakam Shahwan; the President of the General Union for Palestinian Women in Lebanon, Amneh Jebril;  the President of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Dr. Younes El Khatib; and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Welfare Association in Lebanon, Fouad Bawarchi. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
17 March 2017
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Taawon - Lebanon, Islamic Relief, the Palestine Children's Relief Fund (PCRF) and the Health Care Society (HCS) inaugurated a new...
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© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mustafa Gharableh
16 March 2017
Fifty senior education staff, including the Field Education Chiefs, came together in Amman to discuss the results of the Agency’s 2016 Monitoring of Learning Achievement
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© 2014 UNRWA Photo
16 March 2017
Through #VoicesfromSyria, UNRWA is sharing six stories of Palestine refugees spanning three generations describing details of daily life in Syria. The narratives reveal extraordinary resilience, and hope is encapsulated in the song, ‘Dreaming of the Future’, recorded for the campaign
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