• Gaza One Year Later: Atef Shallah, July 2014


    Over 50 days of hostilities, the summer 2014 conflict caused unparalleled destruction and human suffering across the Gaza Strip. Voices of displaced mothers, frightened children, frustrated fathers, and brave UNRWA staff members give a sense of Gaza described in the words of its people.
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  • 2015 UNRWA photo

    UNRWA discusses dire financial situation with donors, hosts

    The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is holding an extraordinary session of its Advisory Commission today, to discuss the Agency’s most severe financial crisis ever. The Commission will review the growing risk that UNRWA may have to delay the start of the academic year in some 700 schools for half a million students across the Middle East unless the deficit of $101 million can be fully funded before the school year is due to start.Read more
  • #SOS4Gaza


    Every child has dreams for their future. Even in Gaza. Let’s help them now. This message cannot wait.
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  • UNRWA health services in Damascus, Syria. © UNRWA Archive

    Our photo & film archive for Palestine refugees

    More than 430,000 negatives, 10,000 prints, 85,000 slides, 75 films and 730 videocassettes.
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  • A young mother pushes a stroller with two toddlers past the carcass of booby-trapped car, Qabr Essit camp, Sit Zeinab, December. © 2014 UNRWA

    The Crisis of Palestine Refugees in Syria

    Entering its fifth year, the Syria crisis has disrupted the lives of 560,000 Palestine refugees.
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