UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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31 Aug 2015 description

The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stepped forward with a generous US$ 15 million contribution in support of the critical UNRWA education programme. The pledge comes at a crucial time, as a US$ 101 million funding shortfall had put at risk the start of the school year for the 685 UNRWA schools that serve 500,000 students in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

28 Aug 2015 description

A generous pledge of US$ 15 million from the Government of Kuwait will help enable UNRWA to open its schools on time for the 2015/16 school year. UNRWA had been facing a budget deficit of US$ 101 million in its General Fund that risked delaying the school year for the Agency’s 685 schools, potentially affecting half a million Palestine refugee children in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.

28 Aug 2015 description

UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and the host communities. In late July, 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk and its surrounding areas, threatening the lives and wellbeing of thousands of civilians.

SITUATION REPORT – 27 AUGUST 2015

27 Aug 2015 description

SPECIAL FEATURE: 26 August, the first anniversary of the ceasefire after 50 days of conflict

I have seen too much war and suffering in my life. The last conflict was the worst of them all. I hope one day I will have a home again.

Mohia El Goula, January 2015*

25 Aug 2015 description

UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities. In late July, 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk and its surrounding areas, threatening the lives and wellbeing of thousands of civilians.

SITUATION REPORT – 24 AUGUST 2015

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31 Aug 2015 description

UNRWA is the United Nations agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.6 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Syrian Arab Republic. The Agency is committed to assisting Palestine refugees in maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. UNRWA is by far the largest UN operation in the Middle East with over 29,000 staff.

31 Aug 2015 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

28 Aug 2015 description

****Clinical Psychologist****

****Location****Beqaa Area****Type of Appointment**** Contractor****Deadline for Application**** 06 September 2015****Vacancy Announcement Number**** ****980/2015****Department/Division Health Department

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

16 Aug 2015 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

13 Jan 2015 description

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST UNRWA