• Yarmouk Situation Report, issue 20

    Yarmouk Situation Update 20

    UNRWA continues to seek secure and unhindered access to Yarmouk itself and stands ready to expand the response in the case of further displacement from the areaRead more
  • UNRWA remains deeply concerned for the safety and protection of Palestinian and Syrian civilians, including children, who remain in Yarmouk. © 2015 UNRWA Photo By Taghrid Mohammad

    Yarmouk emergency call for funds

    The 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian civilians remaining in Yarmouk have experienced extreme suffering, siege and exposure to armed conflict for a period of more than two years. Today, they face their worst crisis since 2012, as conflict engulfs their homes and threatens to expose them to the most severe violations of international human rights and humanitarian law. UNRWA urgently calls on the international community to support its emergency relief effort for civilians in Yarmouk and Palestine refugees affected by conflict across Syria engulfed by conflict. This call for funds outlines how, with...Read more
  • On 11 to 12 April, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl undertook an emergency mission to Syria. During his visit, Mr. Krähenbühl heard the personal stories of the civilians displaced from Yarmouk. Tiny Jihad Ya'qoub was born on 30 March 2015; he and his mother have received a baby kit and other essential household items from UNRWA. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad

    UNRWA seeks US$ 30 million for humanitarian response to Yarmouk

    UNRWA is seeking an immediate injection of US$ 30 million to provide life-sustaining assistance to the 18,000 civilians from Yarmouk, including 3,500 children, and those affected by conflict and displacement in other areas, during an initial 90 day rapid response.Read more
  • © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad

    UNRWA Chief meets Palestine refugees displaced from Yarmouk

    Prompted by deepening concerns for the safety and protection of some 18,000 civilians.
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  • © 2014 UNRWA Photo

    UNRWA urgently calls for protection of civilians in Yarmouk

    UNRWA strongly appeals to all armed actors to cease hostilities that place civilians in acute danger and to withdraw immediately from civilian populated areas.Read more

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