Esther Kuisch-Laroche

Esther Kuisch-Laroche

Cut off from the world, Gazans consumed by poverty - Yahoo News

UNRWA - "Gaza just seems to keep descending further into poverty and de-development of the economy," said Scott Anderson, deputy director of operations at UNRWA, noting that the level of aid dependency faced by Gaza has few parallels in the world. "In terms of economic shock to a population...

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The Palestinian Refugee Problem Resolved :: Middle East Quarterly

UNRWA - As explained by Lex Takkenberg, the agency's senior ethics officer, UNRWA's mission during the 1950s was to invest money in the host countries according to the number of refugees living in their respective territories in order to facilitate resettlement. Up to the 1960s, UNRWA's policy ...

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Greater resources needed to improve health of Palestinian refugees: UN | newkerala.com | 22261

UNRWA - "It is a very difficult time for us, yet we are committed to deliver health services to Palestine refugees," said Akihiro Seita, the director of UNRWA's Health Programme. "While we have some clinic closures, we have responded to changing needs by setting up six extra health posts where ...

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Rocky Coast News: DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013

UNRWA - 1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Margot Ellis, Deputy Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), at the Department of State. 2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends “9/11 to Syria: The ...

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occupied Palestinian territory: UNESCO and UNRWA sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to renew six...

The MOU, signed in the presence of Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova, and Commissioner General of UNRWA Filippo Grandi on 18 March in Amman, and of Caroline Pontefract, Director of UNRWA/UNESCO Education Department, flags up the opportunity for increased mutual cooperation as both ...

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War in Syria highlights vulnerability of Palestinian refugees | The Electronic Intifada

UNRWA - Anne Irfan holds a masters degree in Middle Eastern history and currently works for the nongovernmental organization Medical Aid for Palestinians...

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UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees: From Relief and Works to Human Development (Hardback) - Routledge

UNRWA - Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency. employs recent fieldwork in order to analyse challenges in programmes and service delivery, protection, camp governance...

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Woman of the Year celebrated in Gaza-UNRWA

“Equality at UNRWA is crucial to the progressive development of our organization and will ensure the ongoing quality of service we provide to the Refugees”, said Margot Ellis, Deputy Commissioner General who attended the event. During the ceremony, female staff members were awarded for ...

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New documentary 'Flying Paper' showcases the creativity of Palestinian youth in Gaza

UNRWA - - October 19, 2013: Festival Screening: Utopia Film Festival, Washington D.C., Greenbelt MD. With an introduction by Chris McGrath from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).Saturday October 19th, 2 pm at Greenbelt Municipal Meeting, Greenbelt, MD. - October 18, 2013: ...

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Jordan: UNRWA implements family health in Jerash | Humanitarian News

Speaking at the ceremony, Roger Davies, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, emphasized the importance of this new approach to health care. He said: "Jerash health centre marks a major milestone in implementing the Family Health Team approach. In Jordan, this brings the number to 12...

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