18,000 Palestine refugees remain trapped in the Yarmouk neighbourhood of Damascus
The surface of this road was dug up to allow access to water in Yarmouk. © UNRWA Photo by Rami Al-Sayyed

‘We don’t know when it will end’: the anguish of Yarmouk

Yarmouk is an extreme illustration of the deep, protracted suffering that many Palestine refugees...
02 February 2015
Our photo and film archive for Palestine refugees. © UNRWA Archive

Our photo & film archive for Palestine refugees

'Long Journey' photography exhibition is open at the Al-Bireh Cultural Center until 17 February 2015...
Gaza Emergency

Gaza Emergency

The situation in the Gaza Strip remains devastating and unpredictable.
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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