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Education beyond the front line
Whether in active conflict zones, under prolonged occupation or within the context of sociopolitical instability, many Palestine refugee students continuously face, and overcome, odds that should no child should ever encounter.
2016 EU-UNRWA Photo Competition for Palestine Refugee Youth
This year, break down the stereotypes and show the world what it truly means to be a Palestine refugee.
The Crisis of Palestine Refugees in Syria
Entering its fifth year, the Syria crisis has disrupted the lives of 560,000 Palestine refugees.
The situation in the Gaza Strip remains devastating and unpredictable.
Our photo & film archive for Palestine refugees
More than 430,000 negatives, 10,000 prints, 85,000 slides, 75 films and 730 videocassettes.
Photos & Videos
Photo & film archive
On 7 July 2014, in response to escalating violence, UNRWA declared an emergency in all five areas of the Gaza Strip.
22 August 2016
Palestine refugees from Syria have been severely affected by the ongoing armed conflict in the country.
23 August 2016
UNRWA provides back-to-school supplies to 263,229 students in Gaza
On 28 August, 263,229 students returned to 267 UNRWA schools in Gaza. Returning students received free school supplies, including Arabic and English exercise books, pens and pencils
30 August 2016
Humanitarian workers, the backbone of UNRWA work in Syria
As the war continues for the sixth year in Syria, front-line humanitarian workers risk their own lives to save others and alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable
29 August 2016
UNRWA creates fun recreational trips for vulnerable children in Gaza
UNRWA organized recreational trips for a total of 1,000 vulnerable children from the Gaza Strip, with support from Islamic Relief USA
29 August 2016
UNRWA supports families and communities through job creation
Through its Job Creation Programme, UNRWA addresses the dire economic prospects in the Gaza Strip and provides a source of income, dignity, self-respect and self-reliance for Palestine refugee...
28 August 2016
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I believe in human rights for Palestinians.
I believe all humans are entitled to life, peace and opportunity.
I believe in justice and peace for all.
Being safe, having food and having shelter should be a basic human right.
I believe that every human deserves to live and have a better life.
Its work reflects the continued responsibility of the international community to the Palestinians.
The situation of Palestine refugees breaks my heart.
Lessening the suffering of Palestine refugees makes me really happy.
World peace needs a free Palestine.
For humanity, a candle that lights our way.
It is our duty as humans to join hands to ease suffering.
Every human has a right to a safe and stable future.
It helps to fulfill the basic human rights and needs of Palestinians, a forgotten people, by...
We cannot forget Palestine refugees.
UNRWA helped many Palestinians to excel in life under Occupation and very difficult circumstances...
I want to help the innocents who are suffering and in need, especially of basic necessities.
I am from a Palestinian refugee family, saw what UNRWA did for my family, how it supported us and...
I have seen firsthand how bad is the treatment that Palestinians can receive in Palestine/Israel...
I trust them to get the help to people who need it the most.
See For Yourself
Our Youth Ambassador, Mohammed Assaf
As a "child of UNRWA," Mohammed Assaf...
Working at UNRWA
UNRWA has over 30,000 employees, most...
Gaza Staff Remembrance
Eleven civilian UNRWA personnel were...
Syria Staff Remembrance
Houriyeh Ahmad al-Seid , 50, a senior...
Food Insecurity in Palestine Remains High
Joint press release by the Palestinian...
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