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15 September 2015
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01 March 2016
The Gender Bulletin has been issued by the Agency’s Gender Section on a monthly basis since 2010. Starting from the February 2016 edition, the Bulletin can be accessed on the UNRWA website under ‘Reports’. Read in this issue: Engaging Communities in Responding to Gender-...
UNRWA in 2015
04 September 2015
UNRWA in Figures provides general information on number of Palestine refugees, camps, UNRWA beneficiaries and funding situation. Figures are accurate as of 1 January 2015. Not an official document.
Psychosocial activities for UNRWA students in Gaza following the summer 2014 conflict. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Fadi Thabet
04 September 2015
UNRWA was established as a subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly on 8 December 1949 and became operational on 1 May 1950. It is one of the largest United Nations programmes. Created as a temporary agency until a just and durable solution for Palestine...
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25 May 2015
More than five million Palestine refugees, the largest refugee population in the world, are registered by UNRWA in five areas of operation in the Middle East, including 450,000 in Lebanon. According to a 2010 estimate from the American University in Beirut’s Socio-Economic...
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12 March 2015
The partnership between the EU and UNRWA has allowed millions of Palestine refugees to be better educated, live healthier lives, access employment opportunities and improve their living conditions, thus contributing to the development of the entire region. Download :...