|“Let Kids Be Kids”|
|10 August 2010|
This week thousands of kids in Gaza romped into the Guinness Book of Records for the third time. Some seven thousand children simultaneously flew kites on a beach in northern Gaza, more than doubling the previous record they themselves set a year ago.
|Video: Return to Nahr el-Bared|
|19 July 2010|
In May 2007, the Nahr el-Bared Palestine refugee camp became the theater of a violent conflict between the extremist group, Fatah al-Islam and the Lebanese Armed Forces in northern Lebanon.
|Video: West Bank film wins World Refugee Day competition|
|20 June 2010|
A 24-year-old woman from Al Bireh (near Ramallah) in the West Bank won UNRWA’s inaugural World Refugee Day film competition this week.
|Special Refugee Survey Quarterly issue focuses on UNRWA|
|10 June 2010|
UNRWA is the focus of a special double issue of the academic journal Refugee Survey Quarterly, entitled ‘UNRWA and the Palestinian Refugees 60 Years Later’. Three articles are available on the UNRWA website.
|New from UNRWA - April 2010|
|03 May 2010|
UNRWA publications in April included a survey of West Bank herding communities, an update on the emergency appeal for the West Bank and Gaza, and new factsheets about the Agency's work in Gaza.
|UNRWA Marks Sixtieth Anniversary of Operations|
|01 May 2010|
Sixty years ago today, the first aid workers with the then-fledgling United Nations Relief and Works Agency arrived on the ground to assist some 750,000 Palestine refugees.
|ECHO supports shelter needs of vulnerable Palestinian Iraqi refugees in Syria|
|29 April 2010|
With a generous donation of €1,000,000 the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) has allowed UNRWA to support some 2,300 Palestinian Iraqi refugees in Syria in coping with their prolonged and dire situation by helping cover the costs of housing.
|Run for refugees supports an “important cause”|
|22 April 2010|
Nadya Parks will be donning her running shoes in support of Palestine refugees at the Illinois Marathon in two weeks. Nadya, the daughter of a refugee from Lebanon, is hoping to raise $2,600 – a hundred dollars for every mile she runs – to donate to UNRWA.
|“Will We Meet?” young filmmakers’ competition to mark World Refugee Day|
|30 March 2010|
To mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, UNRWA is holding a short-film competition for young film makers. This is your chance to share, with an international audience, what you want to say about your world and the people in it, your hopes and aspirations.
|“Permanent status issue” of refugees|
|17 February 2010|
International Meeting in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace. The urgency of addressing the “permanent status issue” of refugees