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On 12 March, in the run-up to this conference and in line with the #DignityIsPriceless campaign, over 5,300 students from 275 schools across the Gaza Strip together with other UNRWA students in Jordan, Syria, the West Bank and Lebanon flew blue kites to send a message to the international community ...
Unrwa's campaigns and strategy staffers knew that to keep open its schools and hospitals, funding would have to be found from somewhere, and quickly. “At stake,” Unrwa said, “is access to basic education for 525,000 boys and girls at over 700 Unrwa schools; access to primary health care for three million ...

A Palestinian refugee holds a placard at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in Sebline, ... Agency (UNRWA) only has enough funds to keep schools and medical services open until May, its commissioner general Pierre Krahenbuhl said.
A Palestinian refugee holds a placard at a school belonging to UNRWA in the town of Sebline, east of the southern Lebanese port of Sidon, on March 12, ... Agency (UNRWA) only has enough funds to keep schools and medical services open until May, its commissioner general Pierre Krahenbuhl said.
Today, some 60% of elementary- and middle-school children in Gaza attend UNRWA schools, their only schooling alternative being madrasas. Since Palestinian refugees do not enjoy legal protections or access to basic services under the Refugee Convention of 1951, those living elsewhere also rely on ...

Yang lets Anderson talk about UNRWA's schools, health care centers and—improbably—programs teaching “human rights, conflict resolution and tolerance” and “gender parity.” Anderson pleads ignorance of American demands for reform and stresses what he calls the agency's opposition to “any type of ...
Ghassan teaches in a school run by UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees. He fears that his pay may ... The aid cuts have already forced UNRWA to take painful measures. Matthias Schmale, who ... In total, UNRWA runs 267 schools and 21 primary health facilities in Gaza. It also provides food aid ...

The UNRWA Maen Elementary Girls School is one of 5 schools in Gaza adopted for the 2017-2018 scholastic year by the government of UAE under the supervision of Dubai Cares, giving Zena and other Palestine refugee students in Gaza the tools to overcome the difficult challenges in their lives, ...
The UNRWA Commissioner-General affirmed that despite the lack of human staff suffered by UNRWA following a decision to cut down financial support it is receiving, Bahrain libraries in the strip have been re-operated given their importance and vital role not only for the students of UNRWA's schools but ...
The grant will also be used for “back-to-school” kits which will support Palestine refugee children as they enter the 2018-2019 academic year. More than 47,000 Palestine refugee children are currently enrolled in 104 schools which are directly managed, or supported, by UNRWA. UNRWA is extremely ...
What I like to talk about is what at risk of UNRWA being underfunded. Every day at our schools across the Middle East, we have over half-a-million children come into our doors for education. And if we were here in the U.S., that be the third largest school district, after New York and Los Angeles. We have ...
Why don't they believe in the thing they are teaching us? How are we going to believe in it if they don't?" says 11th grader Sabah. Back at UNRWA's Beirut headquarters, Cordone paints a grim picture. "One can easily imagine what would happen if, for example, we have to close our schools," he says.
JERUSALEM, March 12, 2018 (WAFA) – Around 700 UNRWA schools across the Middle East, thousands of students flew and carried kites to send a message of hope, demanding that all schools run by the Agency remain open, in spite of the financial crisis confronting UNRWA, said UNRWA in a press ...
He pointed out that camps' residents are worried about what is coming after the reduction of the number of services in the camp schools in Lebanon, such as teachers' retirement, and stopping the number of others who are working within the daily wage system, in addition to the gradual reduction in the ...


 

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