|In Lebanon, Palestine refugee children from Syria in UNRWA schools receive school bags, clothing from UNICEF|
|22 May 2013|
Around 3,400 Palestine refugee children from Syria now continuing their education in UNRWA schools in Lebanon received school uniforms, school bags and clothing vouchers from UNICEF.
|Run or walk for the children of Gaza in Washington, DC|
|17 May 2013|
American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) invites you to join the 2nd annual Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run (and 1 mile fun walk option) on 8 June 2013 in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity with the children of Gaza.
|Bold Colours: In cooperation with JICA volunteers, Amman exhibit showcases UNRWA students’ artwork |
|17 May 2013|
Bold colours and unique art techniques have been luring crowds to Al-Thakafa Street, in Amman, Jordan, where a quaint art gallery housed “Our Paintings,” the 2nd exhibition organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
|Protect our children’s future by protecting UNRWA schools|
|08 May 2013|
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for a better future.
|Palestine refugee children from five fields perform in satellite concert|
|01 May 2013|
Last week, Palestine refugee children from the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria came together to perform in a live satellite concert. Playing traditional music, the concert created solidarity among the children and friendships where none were possible in the past.
|UNRWA changes children’s lives with recycled materials|
|25 April 2013|
"Who would have thought that recycling can make such a difference? I can’t thank UNRWA enough for changing my little boy's life”, said the mother of 7-year-old Hadi El Khatib, a resident of Ein El Hilweh refugee camp,
|Palestine refugees struggle with trauma and lack of protection in conflict-torn Syria|
|02 April 2013|
In December 2012, thousands of Palestine refugees fled air strikes, clashes and shelling in Yarmouk camp, Damascus, seeking shelter in UNRWA buildings.
|UNRWA combats anemia in Lebanon|
|26 March 2013|
In response to the high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia – the lack of red blood cells to provide oxygen throughout the body – among Palestine refugees in Lebanon, UNRWA routinely screens those with a high risk, including pregnant women and infants under a year,
|UNRWA deplores killing of five Palestine children refugees|
|22 March 2013|
It is with great distress that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of the violent deaths of five Palestine refugee children, one in Dera'a on 15 March and four others in the Damascus area on 19 March. Four of the children reportedly died as a result of the use of heavy weapons.
|Mind-blowing: four months after conflict, Gaza mental health in crisis|
|11 March 2013|
Four months after the conflict in Gaza, we report from UNRWA’s health centre in Jabalia, northern Gaza, on disturbing post-traumatic stress figures from UNRWA’s Health Department. Read the painful human stories behind the statistics.