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17 Aug 2018 description

Islamic Relief USA, a non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organization, has partnered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help distribute fresh, high-quality meat in the Gaza region, as part of IRUSA’s annual Qurbani program.

Some 4,400 families in Gaza are expected to benefit from the program. Each family will receive seven kilograms of meat. Priority will be given to families who face a high degree of food insecurity and who have never received assistance from the organizations in the past.

16 Aug 2018 description

Dear Ambassador Güngen, Chair of the Advisory Commission,

Dear Mr. Haddad, Vice-Chair of the Advisory Commission,

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Dear colleagues,

16 Aug 2018 description

Amman

At an extraordinary session of the UNRWA Advisory Commission, in Amman today, the Commissioner-General Mr Pierre Krähenbühl announced that the school-year for 526,000 Palestine refugee girls and boys will open on time in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

15 Aug 2018 description

The cash amount transferred to benefciaries has started to decrease. While the Emergency Appeal planned for US$32 per person per month, UNRWA was only able to distribute 4 months of assistance during the first semester of 2018. While the first round of 2018 provided US$ 64 per person covering two months, the amount distributed during the second round dropped to US$ 46 per person covering two months. UNRWA is only planning for one additional round until the end of the year, as opposed to four rounds as in previous years.

13 Aug 2018 description

Under the auspices of the German Embassy, the German Development Bank (KfW) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), a ceremony was held in Nahr el-Bared camp to mark the handing over of newly reconstructed houses to 61 returning families and 35 retail units to store owners. This is a landmark achievement of the ongoing project funded by Germany.

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Jobs

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16 Aug 2018 description

Vacancy Announcement
Spokesperson, D-1
Amman, Jordan
Deadline for Applications
25 August 2018
(28 July 2018 for internal applicants)
Duration
2 years, with the possibility of further extension
Vacancy Announcement Number
18-HQ-AM-35
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

09 Aug 2018 description

Vacancy Announcement
Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations (Programmes), P-5
Gaza
Deadline for Applications
27 August 2018
(20 August 2018 for internal applicants)
Duration
2 years, with the possibility of further extension
Vacancy Announcement Number
18-FO-GA-43
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

09 Aug 2018 description

Vacancy Announcement

Director, Internal Oversight Services, D-2 (re-advertised)

Amman, Jordan

Deadline for Applications

27 August 2018

Duration

2 years, with the possibility of further extension

Vacancy Announcement Number

18-HQ-AM-42