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us: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East



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    • us: United Nations. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
    • us: UNRWAPRNE
    • us: Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
    • us: Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient
    • us: Organismo de Obras Públicas y Socorro a los Refugiados de Palestina en el Cercano Oriente
    • us: UNWRA
    • us: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees
    • us: U.N.R.W.A.P.R.
    • us: UNRWA
    • us: U.N.R.W.A.P.R.N.E.
    • us: UNRWAPR
    • us: U.N.R.W.A.
    • us: U.N.W.R.A.
    • us: Wakālat al-Umam al-Muttaḥidah li-Ighāthat wa-Tashghīl al-Lājiʼīn al-Falasṭīnīyīn fī al-Sharq al-Adná
    • us: United Nations. Wakālat al-Ghawth
    • us: Wakālat al-Ghawth
    • us: United Nations Relief and Works Agency
    • us: סוכנות הסעד והתעסוקה לפליטי ארץ־ישראל במזרח הקרוב
    • us: OOPS
    • us: O.O.P.S.
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    • found: U.S. Dept. of State. Working Group on Legislation for the Arab Refugee Program. The Palestine refugee program, 1950.
    • found: Its Map of UNRWA'S area of operations, 1980: map verso (Wakālat al-Umam al-Muttaḥidah li-Ighāthat wa-Tashghīl al-Lājiʼin al-Falasṭīnīyīn fī al-Sharq al-Adná)
    • found: al-Lājiʼūn al-Filasṭīnīyūn wa-wakālat al-ghawth, 1996: p. 10 (al-Ūnrwā)
    • found: Department of State (State) and United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) actions to implement Section 301(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 2003: t.p. (United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA))
    • found: Yearbook of International Organizations, 2011 (alternate name, Organismo de Obras Públicas y Socorro a los Refugiados de Palestina en el Cercano Oriente (OOPS); established in 1949 by a UN General Assembly Resolution as a subsiduary organ of the United Nations, commenced operations on 1 May 1950)
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    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
    • [Unused subdivisions: Dept. of Rehabilitation; Registration and Statistics Bureau]
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    • 1981-09-25: new
    • 2014-01-14: revised
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