|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.
|UNRWA Syria midwife delivers baby in harsh conditions|
|18 January 2013|
The vibrant cry of a baby burst out from a small room in the Khan Eshieh refugee camp in southern Damascus. Forced to find refuge in a shelter housing another 15 people, Mayada Yahya gave birth in a small room with no privacy.
|Violence takes its toll on students in Syria|
|01 January 2013|
"I feel stressed and easily alarmed. I’m having trouble studying and understanding my lessons”, complained 15-year-old Alaa. She is one of the thousands of young students, including Palestine refugee children
|Gaza marathon 2013 now open for runners, UNRWA announces|
|17 December 2012|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has opened the registration for the 2013 Gaza Marathon: a 42-kilometre run along the coastline of the Gaza Strip in April next year.
|After violence, Gaza children struggle with trauma|
|11 December 2012|
After the recent conflict, UNRWA staff in Gaza teamed up with local communities in an effort to clean up damaged schools and help children get back to normal life. But UNRWA’s school counsellors warn that the trauma of conflict is harder to erase.
|Gaza schools, local volunteers welcome back students despite bombings damage|
|05 December 2012|
After the recent violence in Gaza, UNRWA staff and local communities sprang into action, determined to minimise disruption to local children's normal routine.
|UNRWA schools celebrate ”EU fun days” with year-end exhibition|
|04 December 2012|
Children studying at the schools of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) celebrated today the closing ceremony of the EU Fun Days project in Askar refugee camp in Nablus, West Bank. The project was funded entirely by the European Union (EU)