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Palestine refugee students in Syria participated in catch-up classes and recreational activities during the 2015 Summer Learning Programme, generously funded by the EU. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
Fifty-two schools across Syria offered recreational activities and catch-up classes in mathematics, Arabic, English, French, music, sports and art, designed particularly for students who have missed classes or dropped out of school as part of the UNRWA Summer Learning Programme
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With support from UNRWA and Educate A Child, Batoul was able to return to school in Lebanon. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
In its fifth year, the Syrian conflict has devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. Equally shattered are the lives of the 560,000 Palestine refugees who called Syria home. The 67,000 Palestine refugee students enrolled in UNRWA schools before the crisis have not been spared
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Mahmood, a young teenager growing up in Arroub camp, was shot by Israeli security forces (ISF) firing plastic-coated metal bullets last summer. Over the last several years, the use of live ammunition by the ISF in West Bank refugee camps has increased. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ruba Hafayda
14 August 2015
A year after the violent summer of 2014, the pain of their injuries lingers for many Palestine refugees in the West Bank. Mahmood is a young teenager growing up in Arroub camp. Clashes occur frequently in the camp – more than once a week – with search operations by Israeli security forces (ISF) occurring every few...
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An UNRWA student with her Dream Bag in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
14 May 2015
‘Dream Bags’ from Japanese Lay Buddhist Organization Rissho Kosei -kai (RKK) have been distributed to almost 10,000 Palestine refugee children studying in UNRWA schools in Gaza and Lebanon.
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