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The inauguration of UNRWA Talbieh Elementary and Preparatory Girls’ School, Jordan. © 2018 UNRWA Photo, Rami Mansour
Today the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the German Ambassador inaugurated the UNRWA Talbieh Elementary and Preparatory Girls’ School after the completion of reconstruction work on the school structure. The ceremony also marked hand-over of rehabilitated shelters to the most vulnerable families in Talbieh refugee camp. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the German Ambassador Ms. Birgitta Siefker–Eberle, KfW Country Director Mr. Christian Schaub, the Department of Palestinian Affairs, and with the presence of the local community dignitaries and...
UNRWA staffers join community members in olive harvest activities in the village of Beit Surik, located northwest of Jerusalem. © UNRWA photto 2018,  Iyas Abu Rahmah
UNRWA organized an olive picking event last Thursday in solidarity with Palestine refugee farmers in the village of Beit Surik, located north of Jerusalem.
Indonesian Zakat Authority BAZNAS Signs its First Ever Agreement in Support of UNRWA
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has signed the first multi-year agreement with Indonesia’s national Zakat agency, BAZNAS.
©UNRWA photo, Taghrid Mohammad.
Zahra Ma’touq walks between the desks while 30 girls and boys look up at her adoringly. She bends over a desk to correct a notebook here, calmly walks over to answer a question there. Like her students, Zahra is a little nervous, and excited - his is her first day too. However, teaching at the Yarmouk school in Qabr Essit was also a homecoming. Zahra used to be a student here. “This was my classroom when I was in first grade,” she smiles. “When I came back I was flooded with memories!” However, the school has changed since the days when Zahra was a first-grader. Yarmouk school is one of two...
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