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© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 February 2017
Mohammed Abdi Adar, a Somali national, assumed his duties as Director of UNRWA in the Syrian Arab Republic on 1 February 2017
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abou Aloul
14 February 2017
UNRWA held a ceremony in Burj Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon to recognize the generous in-kind donation of winter clothes, valued at nearly US$ 500,000, from Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., which owns the globally renowned UNIQLO clothing chain, to help some of the most...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christien van den Brink
08 February 2017
Denmark has contributed DKK 25 million (approximately US$ 3.6 million) to UNRWA in support of its core programmes and services in Lebanon, helping ensure that the Agency can continue to provide basic services in education, health, relief and social services, and camp...
Sahnaya Distribution Centre, Sahnaya, Rif Damascus, Syria, May 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 February 2017
The Government of Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), has contributed EUR 2.25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s emergency operations in response...
07 February 2017
The Vision Project – an education initiative using cutting-edge “Voice Dream Reader” technology, which allows digital information imported onto mobile devices to be read in a human voice for blind and visually impaired children – was successfully concluded, benefiting 217...