|Palestine refugee surrounded by settlements, imprisoned at home|
|17 June 2013|
To mark the occasion of World Refugee Day, UNRWA is putting a spotlight on the situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operation. Today, we bring you the story of a Palestine refugee woman whose life has been deeply affected by settlement construction in the old city of Hebron, in the West Bank.
|Unprecedented study of Bedouin communities relocated by Israel in 1997 says their situation is unsustainable|
|28 May 2013|
The first study of its kind about the transfer against their will of 150 Palestine refugee Bedouin families says that their situation has become socially and economically “non viable”.
|UNRWA organizes technology fair showcasing student innovations|
|23 May 2013|
"I am so happy! It is exciting to have achieved so much, and be appreciated for my innovation and creativity”, said Rawan Basilah from the UNRWA Hebron Basic Girls’ School.
|UNRWA and partners celebrate EU Day in the West Bank|
|10 May 2013|
The flag of Palestine and several European countries hung over a crowd of children running around and enjoying a day of fun-filled activities with their friends. Palestinians and their supporters marked European Union (EU) Day, to celebrate the strong partnership between Palestine and Europe
|UNRWA celebrates International Labour Day|
|02 May 2013|
UNRWA marked International Labour Day yesterday with a celebration to recognize the work of the Agency’s Job Creation Programme (JCP), which provides temporary job opportunities and creates sustainable projects for thousands of Palestine refugees.
|Major Food Donation to the Palestinians from Brazil
|28 April 2013|
Brazil’s major rice producing state, Rio Grande do Sul, through the Federal Government of Brazil, has donated 11.500 metric tons of rice stocks to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The announcement was made in Jerusalem’s Shufa’at refugee camp
|UNRWA students receive top prizes in international robotics challenge|
|25 April 2013|
UNRWA school in the West Bank receives first prize for team work and second prize for their robot in an international robotics challenge.
|UNRWA graduation ceremony highlights partnership|
|24 April 2013|
Last week, UNRWA celebrated the graduation of 438 local municipality and village council members from a multi-faceted training program that provided them with the knowledge to build capacity and maximize their ability to make use of UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) services and resources.
|WHO Director-General visits Shu’fat refugee camp|
|24 April 2013|
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Margret Chan visited the Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem on Tuesday,
|West Bank women take charge, improving livelihoods and decreasing unemployment rates|
|22 April 2013|
In the West Bank, Palestine refugee women are taking advantage of UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) to develop their professional and personal lives.
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