|Yarmouk, Syria: Humanitarian needs rising as residents flee fighting, seek safety in UNRWA schools
|17 December 2012|
As the Syria conflict and its impact on civilians continue to escalate, UNRWA is exerting all efforts to respond to the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees.
|Statement by UNRWA on today's events in Yarmouk camp, Syria|
|16 December 2012|
Horrific images captured by news agencies, and reports of numerous casualties and the flight of Palestine refugees from Yarmouk camp are being followed up and assessed by UNRWA with extreme worry and grave concern.
|European Union Commissioner visits Palestine refugee camp and meets Palestinians coming from Syria|
|14 December 2012|
European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva visited Burj Barajneh Camp in Beirut accompanied by Director of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Affairs in Lebanon Ann Dismorr and the Ambassador of Palestine in Lebanon
|UNRWA’s Commissioner-General visits Syria|
|10 December 2012|
Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi today visited UNRWA operations in Syria, where some 3,700 staff continue to offer education, health and social safety-net services to over 500,000 Palestine refugees, while also responding to the humanitarian needs arising from the armed conflict in Syria.
|Syria humanitarian response (Issue 20)|
|30 November 2012|
The humanitarian and security situation in Syria has significantly deteriorated this week resulting in a rising death toll, continuing displacement and greater humanitarian needs, particularly in the areas of Aleppo and Damascus/Rif Damascus. Access to areas affected by armed conflict remains a major challenge to delivering humanitarian aid.
|Gaza situation report, 29 November|
|29 November 2012|
Nineteen out of 21 UNRWA health centres were operating throughout the hostilities, with 60 to 70 per cent of staff voluntarily reporting to work at the nearest health centre to their homes.
|“I witnessed bombing, but I continued working”|
|27 November 2012|
Under dangerous conditions during the eight days of conflict in Gaza, UNRWA's sanitation labourers continued to clean waste and an increasing amount of rubble from Gaza’s eight refugee camps, risking their lives to provide a critical service for refugees in the Strip.
|Syria humanitarian response (Issue 19)|
|27 November 2012|
Palestine refugees and Syrians alike continue to face grave humanitarian challenges due to the armed conflict in Syria. An escalation this week has further compounded humanitarian needs and displacement, particularly in the areas of Aleppo and Damascus/Rif Damascus.
|"Seize the opportunities of the Gaza ceasefire": UNRWA Commissioner-General|
|26 November 2012|
UNRWA Commissioner General Filippo Grandi called on the international community and the parties to the Israel-Palestine conflict to “seize the opportunity” provided by the Gaza ceasefire.
|Gaza situation report, 25 November|
|25 November 2012|
The fragile calm in Gaza seems to hold, despite the killing of a young Palestinian man near the border fence in Khan Younis on Friday, which has raised fears of another escalation.