About UNRWA

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15 September 2015
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01 January 2012
Read in this edition: Saudi Fund for Development contributes to education and health for refugees Islamic Development Bank gives $26m for Gaza reconstruction OPEC Fund for International Development supports refugees in Lebanon with $1.25m Kuwait Fund through the IDB builds...
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01 January 2011
The UNRWA microfinance department provides income-generating opportunities for Palestine refugees, as well as other poor or marginal groups who live and work near them. It extends credit and complementary financial services to small-business owners, microenterprise...
Acquiring knowledge and skills
01 January 2011
UNRWA operates one of the largest school systems in the Middle East, teaching some half a million children in 700 schools. The Agency has been the main provider of primary education to Palestine refugees for sixty years. As well as running schools, UNRWA provides vocational...
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01 January 2011
UNRWA works to safeguard and advance the rights of Palestine refugees. This is achieved through service provision and advocacy. By ensuring quality services reach vulnerable communities and individuals, UNRWA provides essential services where needs may otherwise not be met...