United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East ( UNRWA )


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Created in December 1949, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency, originally intended to provide jobs on public works projects and direct relief for 652,000 Arabs who fled or were expelled from Israel during the fighting that followed the end of the British mandate over Palestine.[2] Today it provides education, health care, social services and emergency aid to 5 million Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars and their descendents.

UNRWA press release, blog etc

07/12/2018 - 00:28 376 students graduate from the Siblin Training Centre with the support of UNRWA and the European Union
07/05/2018 - 20:45 UNRWA and EU Open Day Showcases Siblin Centre Students Achievements
07/03/2018 - 04:19 UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl Visited Yarmouk Today, the First Senior UN Official in Years to Access the Camp
07/03/2018 - 03:13 Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon and UNRWA Director in Lebanon Visit Rashidieh Palestine Refugee Camp
07/02/2018 - 03:59 The Big Heart Foundation Makes US$ 100,000 Contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
06/30/2018 - 18:04 Lack of UNRWA funding exacerbates housing crisis for Palestine refugees displaced from Yarmouk
06/26/2018 - 18:37 Malaysian Prime Minister Renews His Support for Palestine Refugees and UNRWA in a Meeting with Deputy Commissioner-General
06/24/2018 - 19:35 Strong Support for UNRWA at its Annual Pledging Conference
06/19/2018 - 12:39 Advisory Commission meets to discuss global support for UNRWA amid unprecedented financial crisis
06/13/2018 - 11:24 Infant Mortality In Gaza No Longer In Decline Alarming Trend According to New Report by UNRWA
06/04/2018 - 23:22 First UNRWA convoy in Two Years Reaches Palestine refugees in the Damascus suburb of Yalda
05/31/2018 - 22:59 UN officials call on Israel to abandon plans to demolish and transfer Khan al Ahmar Abu al Helu community
05/24/2018 - 07:14 Islamic Relief USA Donates US$ 2.4 million to support vulnerable refugees in Gaza
05/22/2018 - 10:04 Health of Palestine refugees: 70 years after the original displacement, the Nakba, No health without dignity
05/20/2018 - 22:03 UNRWA Welcomes OIC decision to establish a Waqf Fund for Palestine refugees
05/08/2018 - 06:31 UNRWA and UNICEF launching the UNRWA Youth Strategic Framework and the UNICEF Adolescents and Youth Assessment Report for Palestine Refugees in Lebanon
04/30/2018 - 03:09 UNRWA Celebrates National Day for Persons with Learning Disabilities in Lebanon with the Support of the European Union
03/20/2018 - 03:07 Italy Contributes EUR 2 Million to Support UNRWA Vocational Training, Job Creation and Graduate Training Programmes in the Gaza Strip and Gender Equity within UNRWA Schools in the West Bank.