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From left:  UNRWA Director of Operations in Jordan Roger Davies, German Ambassador Ralf Tarraf, Director General of Department of Palestinian affairs Eng. Mahmoud Akrabawi) © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Sitteh
26 February 2015
H.E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jordan, Ralph Tarraf, and the Director of UNRWA in Jordan, Roger Davies, opened the extension to Husn Preparatory Boys School in the Palestine refugee camp of Husn, in northern Jordan, on 24 February. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Director...
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Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Robert Turner, and EU Representative, John Gatt-Rutter sign the agreement of the European Union’s new EUR5 million (US$ 5.7 million) contribution to UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme in the Gaza Strip. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
24 February 2015
The European Union (EU) has announced a new EUR 5 million (US$ 5.7 million) contribution to the UNRWA Job Creation Programme in the Gaza Strip.
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Palestine refugees from Damascus queue at UNRWA’s Alliance Distribution Center to receive food packages, made possible by the generous funding of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Damascus, November 2014. © UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad.
18 February 2015
UNRWA distributes food parcels to over 93,000 families during first round of assistance
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Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan (right) with UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl. © UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
16 February 2015
A high-level Irish delegation led by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, visited the Gaza Strip today to witness the destruction caused by last summer’s conflict and to see the impact of Irish support for the people of Gaza. During the visit, the Irish delegation saw firsthand the consequences of...
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Scott Anderson, Deputy Director of Operations for UNRWA in Gaza (left), shakes hands with Marcio Barbosa, Chief Executive Officer, Education Above All Foundation. © UNRWA
16 February 2015
During a press conference which took place Sunday at Al Shaqab in Doha, Education Above All’s Al Fakhoora programme signed agreements with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA) for reconstruction,...
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