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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) launches the 2017 UNRWA emergency appeals for the oPt and the Syria regional crisis, Palais des Nations, Geneva. 9 January 2017. UN Photo by Violaine Martin
09 January 2017
UNRWA launched today two international appeals totaling US$ 813 million to fund the emergency response to the crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and to meet the critical humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria, including those displaced into...
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05 January 2017
The contribution will allow UNRWA to provide a decent standard of living and ensure universal access to basic education for Palestine refugees in Gaza
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03 January 2017
Actor and public servant Kal Penn won the ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown,’ donating the prize money to support Palestinian refugees through the UN
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16 December 2016
The European Union has contributed an additional EUR 20 million in support UNRWA core programmes, including education, health, and relief and social services
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Abel Piqueras Candela, Rrepresentative of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, and the UNRWA team pose with a group of the Fair’s participants. Hoops Club, Beirut. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
16 December 2016
On 15 December 2016, UNRWA opened the fifth annual Academic Fair in Lebanon to support young Palestine refugees in their pursuit of future educational and professional opportunities
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