|Russia donates US$ 2 million to UNRWA|
|22 April 2013|
For the first time, Russia has contributed US$ 2 million to the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The funds will go towards supporting UNRWA health, education and social services programmes
|West Bank women take charge, improving livelihoods and decreasing unemployment rates|
|22 April 2013|
In the West Bank, Palestine refugee women are taking advantage of UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) to develop their professional and personal lives.
|Refugee barber pursues dream despite odds|
|19 April 2013|
Mohammad is one of thousands of Palestine refugees who fled al-Taddamun neighbourhood around Yarmouk in Syria when the fighting escalated there last December. He took refuge in UNRWA's Tireh Girls’ School in Dummar, which the Agency has converted into a shelter for internally displaced people.
|The Netherlands contributes EUR 13 million to UNRWA|
|19 April 2013|
The Netherlands government has made a voluntary contribution of EUR 13 million (US$ 16.25 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) for the year 2013. This contribution will go towards the assistance, protection and advocacy that UNRWA provides for some 5 million registered Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory.
|UN humanitarian chief visits Nahr el-Bared camp|
|18 April 2013|
The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Robert Watkins visited the Nahr el-Bard Palestine refugee camp in northern Lebanon, where he witnessed first-hand the living conditions of Palestine refugees and was briefed on the reconstruction efforts, which started in the camp in 2007.
|Notes from the field: Palestine refugees from Syria struggle with life in Lebanon|
|17 April 2013|
“You feel like the buildings around you just fall down,” says seven-year-old Khaled, describing the shelling he witnessed before fleeing Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
|On World Health Day, UNRWA launches campaign against diabetes and high blood pressure|
|07 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) marked World Health Day today by launching a campaign to combat the growing problem of diabetes and high blood pressure in the Palestine refugee community in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, and Lebanon.
|UNRWA's Commissioner-General meets Palestine refugees displaced from Syria|
|05 April 2013|
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, visited a cash distribution center in Beirut, where he met with Palestine refugees displaced from Syria. The refugees spoke to the Commissioner-General about their sufferings and needs and he explained to them UNRWA’s efforts to assist them better.
|Statement on today’s demonstrations inside UNRWA compound in Gaza|
|04 April 2013|
Demonstrators today stormed the compound of the UNRWA Gaza Field Office in response to a programme cut necessitated by budget shortfalls. The incident is a dramatic and disturbing escalation in a series of demonstrations that have taken place over the past week.
|UNRWA to compensate over 7,000 Gaza refugee families for shelter damages through US$ 15.6 million donation by Saudi Fund for Development|
|03 April 2013|
Over 7,000 refugee families in Gaza will receive financial support from UNRWA to repair and reconstruct homes damaged during the November conflict.