UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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22 Sep 2017 description

The Government of Austria, through the Austrian Development Agency, has contributed EUR 1.5 million (US$ 1,802,885) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).

UNRWA currently operates a network of 65 primary health-care facilities and mobile clinics to serve the more than 2 million Palestine refugees registered with UNRWA in the West Bank and Gaza, offering preventive, basic and advanced medical care services tailored to each stage of life.

20 Sep 2017 description

Missions to Dera’a camp

In August, Dera’a camp and city in the south continued to experience a relatively calm situation due to the ceasefire agreement put in place early July. A total of 716 Palestine refugees from Ain Thakar district in Dera’a who had been directly impacted by the clashes received additional humanitarian assistance including food parcels and non-food items for the first time. In addition, UNRWA multi-sectorial teams from Damascus managed to conduct three needs assessment visits to the area on 3, 14, and 20 August.

13 Sep 2017 description

Amman, Jordan

13 September 2017

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has made a commitment of US$1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which will support the UNRWA education program in East Jerusalem. OFID’s Director-General Suleiman J. Al-Herbish and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed the agreement today in Amman, Jordan.

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Jobs

10 entries found
20 Sep 2017 description

Vacancy Announcement

Head, International Personnel Services Section, P-4

Headquarters Amman, Jordan

Re-opened with extended deadline; candidates having previously applied need not re-apply.

Deadline for Applications

3 October 2017

Duration

1 year fixed-term with start date of 1 December 2017 - this is a temporary vacancy to replace the post incumbent on a one-year absence.

18 Sep 2017 description

Consultancy Opportunity

Digital Fundraising Manager (Retention) - (re-advertised)

Deadline for Applications

7 October 2017

Duration

Location

11 months

Amman, Jordan or home-based

UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women and welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

17 Sep 2017 description

Vacancy Announcement

Head, Field Procurement and Logistics Office, P-4

Gaza

Deadline for Applications

4 October 2017

(27 September 2017 for internal applicants)

Duration

2 years, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need.

Vacancy Announcement Number

17-FO-GA-50

15 Sep 2017 description

(A)

Translates documents from Arabic to English and vice versa, as required;

(B)

Maintains regular contact with the local and international media representatives to promote better understanding and coverage of the Agency’s work, and to encourage the media to use UNRWA as a source of information on registered Palestine refugees;

(C)

14 Sep 2017 description

Vacancy Announcement

*English Language Editor and Copywriter, P-3***

Jerusalem

Deadline for Applications

4 October 2017

Duration

2 years, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need.

Vacancy Announcement Number

17-HQ-JR-49