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© UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
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11 July 2017
© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
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15 September 2015
Psychosocial activities for UNRWA students in Gaza following the summer 2014 conflict. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Fadi Thabet
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04 September 2015
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21 June 2017
Through its Education in Emergencies (EiE) programme, UNRWA helps to ensure that Palestine refugee children, across the Agency's five fields of operations, can continue to access quality education and learning opportunities, even in times of crisis and conflict. The UNRWA...
Gaza © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Guillaume Petermann
24 May 2017
Following the launch of the booklet and short film In Their Own words during the UNRWA HQ award ceremony to mark International Women’s Day, a dissemination project is underway. The booklet is being disseminated to various establishments in Amman such as research centres,...
Gaza © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Guillaume Petermann
20 April 2017
UNRWA provided a submission to the United Nations Secretary-General on the implementation of resolution A/RES/70/138 entitled ‘The Girl Child’. The submission includes updates on the progress of girls’ access to education and the obstacles that may preclude it, covering the...
11 April 2017
Our response to an increasingly challenging protection environment in Lebanon focuses on safeguarding and realizing the rights of Palestine refugees, with a particular focus on the needs of the most vulnerable groups. Key protection issues for Palestine Refugees from...
20 March 2017
This month, UNRWA became a partner of the ‘Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Emergencies.’ The Call to Action is an initiative launched to transform humanitarian practice and end sexual and gender-based violence in emergencies. This underlines...