|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.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 40)|
|01 April 2013|
The situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, particularly in the areas of Damascus/Rif Damascus Governorate, Aleppo, Dera’a and Homs. Violence has led to displacement and compounded humanitarian needs. As the armed conflict has progressively escalated since the launch of UNRWA’s Syria Crisis Response 2013
|“Building Effective and Sustainable Partnerships in Humanitarian Assistance and Development Activities”, closing remarks by UNRWA's Commissioner-General at Dubai's DIHAD conference|
|27 March 2013|
I am honoured to be delivering closing remarks to DIHAD on its 10th anniversary - being here for the fourth consecutive time, I hope I can claim to be one of the friends of this initiative, and as such wish to congratulate its organizers and participants.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 39)|
|24 March 2013|
On 20 March, UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis visited Shatila camp in Beirut where she had the opportunity to meet with Palestine refugees who had fled Syria for Lebanon. During her visit to a family of 26 persons renting a small apartment in Shatila camp
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 38)|
|16 March 2013|
The unrelenting conflict in Syria continues to exact a heavy toll on civilians – Palestine refugees and Syrians alike. Armed clashes continue throughout Syria, particularly in Rif Damascus Governorate, Aleppo, Dera’a and Homs. With external flight options restricted, Palestine refugees in Syria remain a particularly vulnerable group who are increasingly unable to cope with the socio-economic and security challenges in Syria.
|UNRWA statement on killing of UNRWA staff member|
|16 March 2013|
It is with great sadness that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of the conflict-related death of Nasri Khalil Hasan, a member of its teaching staff in Syria. Nasri Hassan is the sixth UNRWA staff member to be killed in the Syria conflict.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 37)|
|07 March 2013|
The humanitarian situation in Syria is dire and continues to deteriorate rapidly forcing many Palestine refugees and Syrians into displacement and destitution. Armed clashes continue throughout Syria, particularly in Rif Damascus Governorate, Aleppo and Dera’a. With external flight options restricted, Palestine refugees in Syria remain a particularly vulnerable group.
|UNRWA deplores brutal killing of two Palestine refugees in Yarmouk|
|04 March 2013|
It has come to the attention of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) that late on 1 March 2013, two Palestinian men were hanged in public on Palestine Street in Yarmouk, a suburb in the south of Damascus city.
|Palestinian mother and ill newborn face perilous future in Syria |
|01 March 2013|
Amidst the bustle of an UNRWA centre for Palestinian and Syrian refugees at Jaramana camp, just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, a young woman holds a baby boy, born amid the rubble of war.
|UNRWA condemns attacks on Palestinian children in Syria|
|27 February 2013|
On the afternoon of 25 February, Basem al-Hindi, a 14 year-old Palestine refugee living in Syria, sustained serious shrapnel wounds to his head when a suspected mortar round exploded on a public road in Damascus. A few hours later, Basem died of his wounds.