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Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Mr. Roberto Valent, during the signing ceremony of the amendment to the MOU between UNRWA and UNDP on repairing shelters for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with generous support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
15 March 2017
As part of their continuous efforts to support the Palestinian people, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an amendment to the memorandum of understanding,...
An UNRWA medical officer attends to a Palestine refugee Bedouin child from Ein Samia in the West Bank during a visit by the emergency mobile health clinic. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tala Zeitawi
10 March 2017
The Government of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Agency Cooperation, has contributed SEK 60 million (approximately US$ 6.6 million) UNRWA to support the Agency’s emergency response to the Syria regional crisis and the situation in the occupied...
Cash distribution at UNRWA Field Office, Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
08 March 2017
The European Commission for Humanitarian Operations (ECHO) has contributed a total of EUR 5 million (US$ 5.4 million) to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s emergency response in Syria
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
01 March 2017
The Principality of Liechtenstein has contributed CHF 100,000 (approximately US$ 100,100) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s core programmes and services
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okubo (right), at the signing ceremony on 24 February 2017 for Japan’s US$ 28.4 million contribution to UNRWA. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Isabel de la Cruz
24 February 2017
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 28.4 million to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s core programmes, emergency response efforts and priority projects