UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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30 Jun 2016 description

The United States announced today a new contribution of nearly US$ 52 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in response to the Agency’s 2016 Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory. The US Consul-General, Donald Blome, and UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General, Sandra Mitchell, made the joint announcement during a ceremony in Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem.

28 Jun 2016 description

In Syria, high inflation, combined with an estimated unemployment rate of 57 per cent, is compounding the economic hardship felt by Syrians and Palestinians alike. For most Palestine refugees, their earned income is often insufficient to cover the most basic needs. The UNRWA cash assistance programme therefore remains one of the most critical forms of emergency support.

23 Jun 2016 description

In the sixth year of conflict in Syria, young Palestine refugees continue to suffer the loss of opportunities to further their education and access employment. In an effort to bridge this gap, UNRWA provides them with a range of vocational short-term training courses and long-term courses, business development and youth development courses, as well as career guidance through the ‘Engaging Youth’ project, running since 2012.

22 Jun 2016 description

On 20 June, under the slogan Will You Stand #WithRefugees, the world marked World Refugee Day, commemorating the strength, courage and resilience of millions of refugees around the world.

UNRWA shares the voices of Palestine refugees in Gaza, reminding the world of their plight and long journey through the tumultuous second half of the twentieth century and start of the twenty-first century.

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26 Jun 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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23 Jun 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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14 Jun 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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