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UNRWA distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to 6,550 Palestine refugee students in the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK, a Japanese organization. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
17 October 2016
UNRWA has distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to dozens of Palestine refugee students across the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK- a Japanese organization
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13 October 2016
UNRWA is to disburse over US$ 1.6 million for reconstruction (US$ 882,000) and severe repair works (US$ 759,000). The funds will reach a total of 205 refugee families across the Gaza Strip. They will able to access their assistance next week.
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okuba (right), shake hands. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Isabel De La Cruz
09 October 2016
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement for a approximately US$ 4 million contribution from Japan to support the Agency’s food assistance programme in Gaza for the fifth...
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) addresses the Nahr el Bared reconstruction meeting, calling on the international community to support the camp’s reconstruction. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
06 October 2016
The European Union has allocated EUR 12 million in support of UNRWA efforts for the reconstruction of the Nahr el‑Bared Camp in Lebanon. These funds come in addition to the EUR 24 million previously donated by the European Union to contribute to rebuilding the NBC
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06 October 2016
Members of the European Parliament’s Budget Control Committee and the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs visited Lebanon and Jordan to observe the challenging conditions of Palestine refugees and the dedicated efforts of UNRWA to sustain services to this vulnerable population, assisted by generous...
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