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Participants share best practices in providing psychosocial support to Palestine refugee children in UNRWA schools at a capacity building workshop for Psychosocial Support Counsellors held at UNRWA Damascus Training Centre, Syria © 2018 UNRWA photo by Iyad Faouri.
12 July 2018
The psychological effects of the prolonged Syrian conflict have been devastating, especially for vulnerable Palestine refugee children
Noor Eideen with his hand abacus in his classroom. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
09 July 2018
Nine-year-old Noor Eideen Nasrallah, a third grade student at the UNRWA Balata Basic Boys’ School, excels in the field of Intelligent Mental-Arithmetic
Forty seven year-old Fayza Lafi, a Palestine refugee from Rafah and a livestock trader, attended a business training through the ‘Empowerment Programme for Female-Heads of Households’ project, implemented by the UNRWA Gender Initiative © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
27 June 2018
Against the backdrop of the dire socioeconomic situation in Gaza Strip and one of the highest unemployment rates in the world, finding a job in Gaza can be very daunting. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the overall unemployment rate in the...
UNRWA students use their mobile phones to keep learning and defy Islamic State Group
22 June 2018
Roula is 16 years-old and from Yarmouk, the now largely destroyed Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. Just as she was preparing for her 9 th grade exams, intense fighting broke out in the camp, destroying her home. This is not the biggest challenge she has come to face...
Nuha Abu Nasser with one of her students at a recently re-opened UNRWA school in Sbeineh camp, Rif Damascus, Syria ©2018 UNRWA Photo by Fernande van Tets
10 May 2018
Nuha Abu Nasser, a 40-year-old from Sbeineh camp, smiles as she walks through the hallway of a recently re-opened UNRWA school.