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


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    • UNRWAPRNE
    • Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
    • Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient
    • Organismo de Obras Públicas y Socorro a los Refugiados de Palestina en el Cercano Oriente
    • UNWRA
    • United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees
    • U.N.R.W.A.P.R.
    • UNRWA
    • U.N.R.W.A.P.R.N.E.
    • UNRWAPR
    • U.N.R.W.A.
    • U.N.W.R.A.
    • Wakālat al-Umam al-Muttaḥidah li-Ighāthat wa-Tashghīl al-Lājiʼīn al-Falasṭīnīyīn fī al-Sharq al-Adná
    • United Nations. Wakālat al-Ghawth
    • Wakālat al-Ghawth
    • United Nations Relief and Works Agency
    • סוכנות הסעד והתעסוקה לפליטי ארץ־ישראל במזרח הקרוב
    • OOPS
    • 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)
    • found: Palestine refugees and UNRWA, 1991?:page 11 (United Nations Relief and Works Agengy for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established by the General Assembly in December 1949; created as a temporary relief organization; started operations in May 1950; the General Assembly has repeatedly extended the Agency's mandate since then; UNRWA's headquarters were in Beirut, Lebanon, from 1950-78; moved to Vienna, Austria and Amman, Jordan; Headquarters supervises the operations of five Field offices in the Near East -- in Beirut, Damascus, Amman, Jerusalem and Gaza)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
    • [Unused subdivisions: Dept. of Rehabilitation; Registration and Statistics Bureau]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-09-25: new
    • 2018-04-07: revised
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