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International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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Lebanon + 2 others
UNICEF Announces US$ 300,000 to the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme

Beirut

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme in Lebanon with a generous new donation of US$ 300,000 to address the urgent needs of children with disabilities. This amount is in addition to the US$ 80,000 that UNICEF has already contributed to the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme as part of its pledge to ensure a better life and future for Palestine refugee children in Lebanon.

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The Crisis in Yarmouk Camp, 18 September 2014

Our spokesperson Chris Gunness has the following to say on the situation in Yarmouk Camp

UNRWA distributed food parcels and bread to 337 families and provided medical treatment to 191 patients in Yarmouk today, 18 September. This is the first day of UNRWA distribution after four days without access between 14 and 17 September due to sporadic clashes in the surrounding areas.

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Mercy-USA contributes US$275,000 to help Palestinians in Gaza

Washington, DC

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development and UNRWA recently announced a US$ 275,000 agreement to provide emergency relief assistance to Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip.

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Gaza Situation Report 61, 18 September 2014

September 08:00hrs – 18 September 08:00hrs | issue 61

Gaza Situation Reports will now be issued by UNRWA on a weekly basis on Wednesdays. The next report will be issued on Wednesday 24th of September.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 19 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centers for approximately 58,141 internally displaced persons (IDPs).

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The Crisis in Yarmouk Camp, 16 September 2014

Our spokesperson Chris Gunness has the following to say on the situation in Yarmouk Camp

"UNRWA was not authorized to distribute humanitarian assistance in Yarmouk on 16 September, due to continued sporadic armed clashes and shelling in the surrounding neighbourhoods. This is the third consecutive day that UNRWA is not able to distribute humanitarian assistance in Yarmouk.

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Head Programmes and Projects Section

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

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Field Programme Support Officer

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

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Assistant Field Eligibility Registration Officer

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST – UNRWA