About UNRWA

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2011
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UNRWA provides a range of social protection services concentrating its efforts on the poorest of the poor among the refugees. The Agency provides basic food supplies and cash subsidies, as well as emergency cash grants and adequate shelter to the most vulnerable refugees. Since 1989, UNRWA has...

Long and healthy lives
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2011
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UNRWA delivers basic health services and is responsible for providing a healthy living environment for Palestine refugees. The Agency’s network of primary health care facilities and mobile clinics provides the foundation of its health services, offering preventative, general medical and...

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2011
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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.

Moreover, the...

Acquiring knowledge and skills
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2011
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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 training for...