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

10/03/2017 - 06:38 Rebuilding the Community Together: UNRWA and EU Hand over Newly-Built Houses to 93 Families in Nahr el-Bared Camp and Inaugurate the Next Phase of Reconstruction
08/18/2017 - 06:11 UNRWA receives annual contribution of US$ 2 million from the Government of Kuwait and US$200,000 from the Kuwait Patients Helping Fund Society
08/11/2017 - 05:53 Over 100 Students from the Class of 2017 at the Siblin Training Centre North Campus Graduate with the support of UNRWA and the European Union
08/08/2017 - 01:23 UNRWA Hosts the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Conflict-Sensitive Education Training of Trainers in Amman
08/08/2017 - 00:15 Annual UNRWA Education Conference in Syria Reviews Achievements and Challenges in the Provision of Quality and Inclusive Education for Palestine Refugee Children
08/03/2017 - 04:27 UNRWA Partners with the Norwegian Refugee Council and Right to Play to Support the Psychosocial Needs of Palestine Refugee Children
11/23/2016 - 06:47 UNRWA and the Camp Services Committee inaugurate multisport pitch in Jalazone refugee camp
11/17/2016 - 04:12 UNRWA Inaugurates Dallata/Beit Jibreen School in Syria Reconstructed with the Support of the People of Japan
11/14/2016 - 05:10 UNRWA inaugurates American-funded school in Jabal Taj in Jordan
11/09/2016 - 06:14 EU Ambassador Lassen visits Nahr el-Bared Camp, highlights support for reconstruction efforts
11/09/2016 - 04:31 Amid global refugee crisis, students in Europe, the USA, Syria, Lebanon and Gaza build solidarity beyond borders
11/04/2016 - 07:47 UNRWA Supports Palestine Refugee Farmers during Olive Harvest
11/03/2016 - 03:18 Refugee families in Gaza receive payments for reconstruction, repair works and rental support
11/03/2016 - 03:06 United Arab Emirates contributes US$ 15 million in support of UNRWA education in Gaza
11/02/2016 - 10:00 UNRWA Commissioner-General Concludes Second Official Visit to South Korea
11/02/2016 - 03:15 UNRWA launches the Education Management Information System in Jordan and Lebanon
11/01/2016 - 23:29 UNRWA marks World Values Day
10/28/2016 - 01:52 UNRWA and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development inaugurate the new Aqbat Jabr Health Centre