condemns any armed group that fails to respect its obligations under international law to protect civilians and to respect the inviolability of United Nations premises.
Hundreds of Palestinian refugees took to the streets of Beirut on Monday to protest recent cuts in aid from UNRWA
, reported PressTV.
As a team, we very much look forward to drawing on this experience and welcome her to the UNRWA
is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5 million registered Palestine refugees.
country director Ann Dismorr expressed her appreciation for Ireland's contribution.
The management of UNRWA
, which provides basic services to more than 5 million Palestinian refugees in five areas of operations-- Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza Strip-- had offered a 5 percent salary hike, but the workers' committees had turned it down and insisted on action.
Krhenbhl stressed that UNRWA
is currently in pursuit of the second crucial objective which is to place UNRWA
on a more stable financial footing for the future.
This new support for UNRWA
water and sanitation activities builds on sanitation training that UNRWA
staff received in Japan, by providing chlorine detergent for the 18 collective centres that are still temporary homes to almost 19,000 internally-displaced people.
installations are still being assessed, though no damage has yet been reported.
was able to secure complete funding of which two Packages will be rehabilitated thanks to the EU's support.
Summary: UNICEF Lebanon donated aid kits Tuesday containing school uniforms, school bags and clothing vouchers to some 3,400 Palestinian refugee children from Syria attending UNRWA
schools in Lebanon.
Amman, May 26 (Petra)--Director General of the Palestinian Affairs Department Wajih Azaizeh urged UNRWA
to maintain the level of services provided to refugees in the educational, health and social fields.