International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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18 Jan 2017 description

Statement by Christopher Gunness, UNRWA Spokesperson

UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon on the evening of 15 January 2017.

Recurrent armed violence continues to impact the civilian population in the camp, including children. Last night’s shooting caused injuries to six people, including one child, and shocked and frightened camp inhabitants.

16 Jan 2017 description

Mohammad al-Rameh is a 52-year-old vegetable seller from Neirab camp in Aleppo, Syria, who is struggling to support his family. Before the crisis, he used to work in the poultry industry in Neirab camp. However, due to the escalation of violence and the restriction on movements, he lost his job and was forced to open a small vegetable shop in the camp’s market.

09 Jan 2017 description
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2017 oPt emergency appeal fact sheet
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2017 Syria emergency appeal fact sheet

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched today two international appeals totaling US$ 813 million to fund the emergency response to the crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and to meet the critical humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria, including those displaced into Lebanon and Jordan. UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl said: “1.6 million Palestine refugees, who are more insecure than ever and whose needs are growing, require our resolute action.

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12 Jan 2017 description
  1. In accordance with School Quality Review Framework and Standards, monitors and evaluates whole school performance including its quality of teaching and learning, school environment, management of resources and ways of promoting inclusive teaching practices;

  2. Collects, records and analyses different types of data on aspects of schools’ performance and providing a comprehensive regular quality assurance reports of schools with regard to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, and making objective judgments;

12 Jan 2017 description
  1. Is responsible for day to day operations of the Employment Service Centre (ESC) and the provision of services to job seekers with the purpose of facilitating and promoting employment and social inclusion of Palestine refugees in Lebanon;

  2. Supports the Employment Officer in coordinating technical and administrative matters relevant to the Centre

  3. Supervises and provides guidance and day to day technical support to ESC staff;

11 Jan 2017 description

In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

  1. Receives, checks and verifies the authenticity of relevant documentation of registration applications presented by registered persons to ensure accuracy of documents before further processing;

  2. Responds to queries raised by registered persons to issues pertaining to UNRWA’s registration in coordination with ARO (Area Registration Officer);

09 Jan 2017 description