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Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
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2017
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UNRWA marked an important milestone in one of its health reform strategies, the Family Health Team (FHT) approach.  In 2016, the FHT approach has now become operational in all health centres in four fields, with on-going efforts to roll it out in Syria. The approach also included the...

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2017
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Dead Sea Declaration and Call to Action on Refugees and Diabetes

Under the patronage of HRH Princess Muna al-Hussein, the International Conference on Refugees and Diabetes, involving more than 75 representatives of the Ministries of Health...

Young-sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 11 May 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 450,000 contribution to UNRWA to develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
12 May 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 450,000 to UNRWA to help provide a better and safer life for Palestine refugee girls in the Gaza Strip
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tala Zeitawi
09 May 2017
The Russian Federation has contributed US$ 2 million to UNRWA in support of its core programmes and services, including education for over 500,000 children, quality primary health care for over 3.5 million patients and assistance for over 250,000 acutely vulnerable refugees
UNRWA hosted a ceremony in Lebanon to recognize the 207 Agency staff trained in mental health support through funds from the EU. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rania Saadallah
21 April 2017
UNRWA hosted a ceremony to recognize the 207 Agency staff trained in mental health support through funds from the European Union
Photo Courtesy of Peter Dahdal
12 April 2017
In a conference organized by UNRWA and the World Diabetes Foundation, experts in health-care service delivery for refugees from different sectors gathered in Jordan to discuss how to improve the quality of health-care services delivered to refugee populations with diabetes...
From left to right: The Acting Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Hakam Shahwan; the President of the General Union for Palestinian Women in Lebanon, Amneh Jebril;  the President of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Dr. Younes El Khatib; and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Welfare Association in Lebanon, Fouad Bawarchi. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
17 March 2017
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Taawon - Lebanon, Islamic Relief, the Palestine Children's Relief Fund (PCRF) and the...
16 December 2016
The European Union has contributed an additional EUR 20 million in support UNRWA core programmes, including education, health, and relief and social services