• Real stories, real lives – what the Gaza blockade means

    Real stories, real lives – what the Gaza blockade means

    The Gaza Strip is a war-ravaged, poverty-stricken area, locked into 365 square kilometers and living under a tight illegal blockade on land, air a sea, which entered its tenth year in June 2016. The blockade, in addition to recurrent armed violence and conflict, today remains the principle causes of the socio-economic and psychosocial crisis in Gaza.
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  • Ramadan 2016

    #GiftofHope

  • Khan Danoun, Damascus. ©2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad

    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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  • Gaza, February 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo

    Gaza Emergency

    The situation in the Gaza Strip remains devastating and unpredictable.
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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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Highlights

I Support

UNRWA

because
I believe in human rights for Palestinians.
Ian
USA
I believe all humans are entitled to life, peace and opportunity.
Amal
Cuba
I believe in justice and peace for all.
Nadia
Israel
Being safe, having food and having shelter should be a basic human right.
Sigrun
Iceland
I believe that every human deserves to live and have a better life.
Lubna
Bahrain
Its work reflects the continued responsibility of the international community to the Palestinians.
Garry
UK
The situation of Palestine refugees breaks my heart.
Ella
USA
Lessening the suffering of Palestine refugees makes me really happy.
Arwa
Saudi Arabia
World peace needs a free Palestine.
Clare
Canada
For humanity, a candle that lights our way.
Hisahm
Saudi Arabia
It is our duty as humans to join hands to ease suffering.
Ayesha
South Africa
Every human has a right to a safe and stable future.
Alanoud
Saudi Arabia
It helps to fulfill the basic human rights and needs of Palestinians, a forgotten people, by...
Aisha
USA
We cannot forget Palestine refugees.
Julia
USA
UNRWA helped many Palestinians to excel in life under Occupation and very difficult circumstances...
Ada
USA
I want to help the innocents who are suffering and in need, especially of basic necessities.
Yusreen
Maldives
I am from a Palestinian refugee family, saw what UNRWA did for my family, how it supported us and...
Abeer
Jordan
I have seen firsthand how bad is the treatment that Palestinians can receive in Palestine/Israel...
Patrick
UK
I trust them to get the help to people who need it the most.
Amine
USA

See For Yourself

As a "child of UNRWA," Mohammed Assaf...
Eleven civilian UNRWA personnel were...
Houriyeh Ahmad al-Seid , 50, a senior...
UNRWA has over 30,000 employees, most...
Joint press release by the Palestinian...

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