UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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31 Jul 2015 description
  • On 26 July, UNRWA held an extraordinary session of its Advisory Commission (AdCom) to discuss the Agency’s most devastating financial crisis since its establishment. The extraordinary Advisory Commission session discussed a special report to be sent by the Commissioner-General to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and on to all 193 members of the United Nations.

28 Jul 2015 description

London

In line with its commitment to improving the lives of the poor, Al-Khair Foundation (AKF), the third largest Muslim charity in the United Kingdom, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

The GBP 500,000 (US$ 777,605) agreement will see UNRWA and AKF working together to provide education to besieged children in the Gaza Strip, including the potential to reconstruct schools, in line with the UNRWA #SOS4Gaza campaign.

28 Jul 2015 description

The Musa family moved into their new home in the Khan Younis Rehousing Project a few weeks ago, after years of living in unhealthy and cramped housing conditions. As soon as they were informed by UNRWA about their new housing option, Nabil Abu Musa and his two wives, Fatheia and Khadra, visited the nearest UNRWA Relief and Social Services office to co-sign the undertaking and benefit from the new shelter.

26 Jul 2015 description

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is holding an extraordinary session of its Advisory Commission today, to discuss the Agency’s most severe financial crisis ever. The Commission will review the growing risk that UNRWA may have to delay the start of the academic year in some 700 schools for half a million students across the Middle East unless the deficit of $101 million can be fully funded before the school year is due to start. The session is taking place in Jordan and brings together UNRWA’s leading donors and host governments.

24 Jul 2015 description

The United States Government is providing a new US$ 13 million contribution to the UNRWA Syria crisis response. The United States is the largest single-country UNRWA donor, and with this contribution, the U.S. total contribution to date towards the Agency’s 2015 Syria Emergency Appeal will be US$ 76.4 million.

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30 Jul 2015 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA

29 Jul 2015 description

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA

29 Jul 2015 description

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA

28 Jul 2015 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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