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A group of children disguising as puppets in preparation of the final ceremony of the SFW at the General Union of Persons with Disabilities in Khan Yunis. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
04 August 2016
The Summer Fun Weeks programme offers a number of Gaza youth a much needed and deserved opportunity to work temporarily and help restore their self-respect and feeling of value in society
26-year old Zainab Mohammed Shurreim received a temporary job opportunity with the UNRWA 2016 Summer Fun Weeks. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
03 August 2016
More than 2,200 short-term job opportunities for registered refugees have been created by UNRWA as part of its 2016 Summer Fun Weeks programme, which runs from 23 July through to 11 August in 120 locations across Gaza
Israa Al Halabi and her twin sister Nadeen participate in a recycling workshop with visiting artist Michèle Vanvlasselaer at Asmaa Preparatory Girls School (A) in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hiba Kreizim
02 August 2016
Almost 165,000 registered Palestine refugee children are being given the chance to participate in different activities such as drawing and handicraft workshops through Summer Fun Weeks in Gaza. This year, the activities include a special focus on recycling and protecting...
05 July 2016
UNICEF and UNRWA condemn attack reportedly killing civilians and destroying homes as well as a child friendly space in Khan Eshieh camp and call on those responsible to cease actions that endanger civilian life and civilian infrastructure in Syria
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christoph von Toggenburg
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Briefing note - April 2016

The year 2015 was the most deadly since 2006 for Palestinians, including Palestine refugees, in the West Bank including East Jerusalem. Children and young people in particular have suffered. This briefing note focuses on Palestine refugee children and how...

Lama Abu Shaában and Dina Al Khatib from Al Rimal Preparatory girls’ school are enjoying their time during the colours festival held at Gaza Training Centre (GTC), in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
06 May 2016
Under the theme ‘colour your life with rainbow colours,’ 300 students from UNRWA schools in Gaza city participated with their parents in the colours festival organized by the UNRWA Community Mental Health Programme and the Education Programme at UNRWA Gaza Training College...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
04 May 2016
UNRWA and UNICEF launched on 29 April ‘Palestiniadi’, a three-day sports event for children and youth living in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon. Palestiniadi brought together more than 300 Palestine refugee children from Lebanon, Palestine refugees from...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
17 February 2016
UNRWA and the Lajee Center inaugurated the first ever child-friendly spaces – a football pitch and a playground – in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shaza Ghadia
01 February 2016
In 2003, in the midst of the second iIntifada, Right To Play (RTP) began operating in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Given the clear similarities between the goals of RTP and UNRWA towards creating positive change in the lives of Palestine refugee children and...