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Umm Jihad and her niece Sajida in their shelter in Jerash Camp. © 2017 UNRWA photo by Mai Al-Shayeb
23 October 2017
UNRWA partnered with Cairo Amman Bank to extend microfinance loans ex-Gazans – Palestine refugees who came to Jordan from Gaza after the 1967 war – specifically women and youth in this venerable group of Palestine refugees
UNRWA alumnus Safaa Nasser achieved the highest mark in all secondary schools in Lebanon among those who sat for the final Life Science exams for the Baccalaureate 2.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 October 2017
UNRWA alumnus Safaa Nasser achieved the highest mark in all secondary schools in Lebanon among those who sat for the final Life Science exams for the Baccalaureate 2
Nimer Nimer, Manager of Insan Centre, Burj Barajneh camp, Lebanon.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
09 October 2017
In 2014, a group of young people living in Burj Barajneh camp decided not to surrender to the prison of drugs and turned an old prison building into a drug rehab centre for addicts to help them build a bright future and embark on a new life
Students from Al-Bureij Preparatory Girls School B during a basketball training session, organized as part of UNRWA ‘Empowering Young Girls through Sport’ initiative implemented by the UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme in a number of UNRWA schools across the Gaza Strip. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
29 September 2017
UNRWA launched the ‘Empowering Young Girls through Sport’ initiative in a number of its schools across the Gaza Strip to promote social activity for young Palestine refugee girls and provide them with an opportunity to practice sports
Palestine refugee students visit recently rehabilitated health centres in Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
18 August 2017
In May 2017, 120 grade 7 students from the Saida and Burj Shemali areas visited three newly renovated UNRWA health centres, all of which were rehabilitated and refurbished with European Union support, to learn about the Agency’s health-care services and see them in action,...