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Palestine Refugee Children in Syria Brave “the Checkpoint of Death” For the Sake of Education and Dignity

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:53:00 +0000

crisis category: SyriaBy the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, Pierre Krähenbühl Local people call it “the checkpoint of death”. It is controlled by ISIS and for two years, 900... Monday, April 23, 2018Palestine Refugee Children in Syria Brave “the Checkpoint of Death” Language English UNRWA Program: EducationUNRWA Field: SyriaTags: Palestine refugeechildrenSyriaBravethe Checkpoint of DeatheducationdignityYarmoukShow image: AddThis: [...]



UNRWA Launches the Tenth Edition of Palestiniadi in Lebanon with EU Support

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:21:00 +0000

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), launched today the 10th Palestiniadi (Palestinian Olympics). This year, with the support of the European... Monday, April 16, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: EducationTopics: UNRWA Launches the Tenth Edition of Palestiniadi in Lebanon with EU SupportUNRWA Field: LebanonPress Releases Contacts: Christopher GunnessSami MshashaHuda Samra Tags: Tenth EditionPalestiniadiLebanonEUsupportShow image: YesAddThis: [...]



Gaza Situation Report 221

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:24:00 +0000

crisis category: Gaza“I started my own business 15 years ago. I used to work as a driver but it’s a tough work with low return, so I decided to start my own business, which became the main source of income for me and my... Thursday, April 12, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: Emergency ResponseUNRWA Field: Gaza StripTags: Gazarecoveryreconstructionshelter rehabilitationassistanceShow image: AddThis: [...]



Monaco Contributes to Support UNRWA Health Care during visit to Beddawi Camp

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:49:00 +0000

Today the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Monaco, his Excellency Gilles Tonelli, visited Beddawi camp in north Lebanon accompanied by the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio... Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: Relief & Social ServicesEmergency ResponseUNRWA Field: LebanonPress Releases Contacts: Christopher GunnessSami MshashaHuda Samra Tags: Monacohealth careBeddawi campShow image: AddThis: [...]



Climbing Mount Everest to Save an UNRWA School

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 06:52:00 +0000

When Jarah al-Hawamdeh was having treatment for bone cancer, he lay awake at night dreaming of his future as a mountaineer. He was just 15 years old and suffering lengthy bouts of insomnia after...Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: EducationUNRWA Field: JordanTags: Climbing Mount EverestUNRWA SchoolJarah al-HawamdehclimbPalestine refugeeal-JofehJordanShow image: YesAddThis: [...]



Guided by the light in her heart, Tala is determined to achieve her dreams

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 05:52:00 +0000

crisis category: GazaSitting at the front of the classroom, 11-year-old Tala Al-Masri, is bright-eyed and attentive as she pursues her dream of an education at the UNRWA Zaytoun Elementary Co-Ed B School in Gaza. In... Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: EducationUNRWA Field: Gaza StripTags: Guided by the lightheartdreamGazaeducationchildrendisabilitiesVision ProjectUKShow image: YesAddThis: [...]



UNRWA Students Fly Kites in memory of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Victims for the Seventh Year

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:58:01 +0000

crisis category: Gaza On 13 March 2018, over 1,000 Palestine refugee students from four UNRWA schools in Khan Younis, Gaza, gathered to fly kites of hope in commemoration of the seventh anniversary of the most powerful...Friday, April 6, 2018UNRWA Students Fly Kites in memory of Japanese Earthquake Language English UNRWA Program: EducationTopics: UNRWA students participate at the kite flying event held at Khan Younis Training Centre in Gazain solidarity with the people of Japan. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi SarrajUNRWA Field: Gaza StripPress Releases Contacts: Christopher GunnessSami MshashaTags: studentkite flyingeventKhan Younis Training CentreGazasolidarityPeopleJapanFly KitesmemoryJapaneseearthquakeTsunami VictimsSeventh YearShow image: YesAddThis: [...]



“We left for the children”

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:15:22 +0000

crisis category: SyriaWhen Rana Mahmoud Halabi (33) talks about her comfortable life before the war, her eyes light up. Her husband used to fish for tilapia and carp in the Euphrates river. She would help him clean the... Thursday, April 5, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: EducationEmergency ResponseUNRWA Field: SyriaTags: childrenschoolskidsThe Spanish Agency for International Development (AECID)Spain’s Autonomous CommunitiesGaliciaLa RiojaMadridMurciaShow image: AddThis: [...]



Qatar’s unprecedented financial support to UNRWA

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 08:55:49 +0000

With its unprecedented pledge of USD 50 million to UNRWA at a recent ministerial conference in Rome, Qatar will become one of UNRWA’s top donors and will have a major impact on the Agency’s ability...
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Gaza Situation Report 220

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 08:38:00 +0000

crisis category: Gaza“The great thing about comic-drawing is that you don’t have to be a great artist to express your ideas. You only need a story and basic knowledge about drawing.” Thursday, March 29, 2018 Language English UNRWA Program: Emergency ResponseUNRWA Field: Gaza StripTags: Gazarecoveryreconstructionshelter rehabilitationassistanceShow image: AddThis: [...]