© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
26 July 2017
In July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 23 different locations across the West Bank, targeting 2,647 children and youth to help strengthen their resilience and build their self-esteem
Lawyer Hayat Mahmoud standing in front of a poster distributed during the ‘Girls Not Brides: End Child Marriage’ initiative in the Al-Daraj Women’s Programme Centre in Gaza City. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
20 July 2017
Imagine a 15-year-old child married and having babies; it’s a child raising children
(Left to Right) Rogers Davis, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Hasan Salem, a former UNRWA Engineer who retired in May, and Ahmad Dabash, Chief of the Infrastructure and Camp Improvement Programme in Jordan. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Viola Bruttomesso
19 July 2017
Hasan Salem, a Palestine refugee who received his primary education at an UNRWA school in Jordan, worked for the Agency for 33 years, retiring in May 2017
Separated by the war, Siham and Hamida reunite in Aleppo, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Samy Bayrakdar
14 July 2017
Two elderly sisters from Syria were unexpectedly reunited at a gathering for seniors, organized by the UNRWA Area Support Office team, after being separated during the Battles for Aleppo
Thirty-nine-year-old Hanan Ahmed in her dress shop in Gaza City. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi al-Saraj
13 July 2017
Thanks to the loans from the UNRWA Microfinance Programme, Hanan from Gaza scaled up her business, renting a bigger place and buying new supplies. This enabled her to improve the livelihood of her family and build up her independence