|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 46)|
|12 May 2013|
UNRWA continues to respond to the needs of over 400,000 refugees in Syria, over half of whom have been displaced inside Syria by increasing levels of armed conflict in and around refugee camps in Damascus
|The United States supports UNRWA’s Emergency Work With Palestine Refugees from Syria|
|09 May 2013|
U.S. Secretary of State today announced a new contribution of USD 8.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, for the Agency’s programmes assisting refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. The funds will help UNRWA respond to the critical needs of Palestine refugees affected or displaced by the Syrian conflict.
|UNRWA condemns mass displacement of Palestine refugees in Syria|
|30 April 2013|
Palestine refugees in Syria are being killed, injured and displaced in greater numbers than ever before, as the armed conflict continues to overwhelm refugee camps across the country. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) now estimates that approximately 235,000 Palestine refugees have been displaced inside Syria and is particularly concerned about news that was confirmed today on the displacement of some 6,000 Palestinians from Ein El Tal on 26 April, a Palestine refugee camp some 12 kilometres from Aleppo in northern Syria.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 43)|
|20 April 2013|
Humanitarian needs continue to increase across Syria, with armed conflict occurring in and around Palestine refugee camps. Palestine refugees remain a particularly vulnerable group increasingly exposed to conflict-related death,
|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.
|Kuwait gives UNRWA $15 million for Palestinian refugees in Syria|
|16 April 2013|
Kuwait has given UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) $15 million of its overall pledge of $300 million to the UN to help the organization meet the overwhelming humanitarian needs generated by the crisis in Syria.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 42)|
|14 April 2013|
The humanitarian situation in Syria remains dire and continues to deteriorate, particularly in the areas of Damascus/Rif Damascus, Aleppo and Dera’a. Armed conflict has resulted in a rising death toll, displacement and compounded humanitarian needs. Palestine refugees remain a particularly vulnerable group as external flight options are limited and hostilities frequently spill over into refugee camps.
|UNRWA reopens its installations in Gaza|
|09 April 2013|
Based on the assurances UNRWA in Gaza received from different local parties, the Agency will reopen its installations across the Gaza Strip effective today, Tuesday 9 April. UNRWA was forced to close its distribution and relief offices last week due to ongoing demonstrations that affected its operations, a regrettable decision that hindered the Agency’s ability to provide much needed services and relief supplies to Palestine refugees in Gaza.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 41)|
|08 April 2013|
The situation in Syria remains dire and continues to deteriorate, particularly in the areas of Damascus/Rif Damascus Governorate, Aleppo, Dera’a and Homs. Armed conflict has resulted in a rising death toll
|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.