|Corrigendum to our recent statement on rising humanitarian needs in Yarmouk, Syria|
|19 December 2012|
In our press release of 17 December 2012 titled, “Humanitarian needs rising as residents flee fighting, seek safety in UNRWA schools”, we omitted to include in the list of UNRWA’s partners, the Syrian Government’s General Authority for Palestine Refugees (GAPAR).
|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.
|UNRWA celebrates World Teachers' Day in Yarmouk, Syria|
|12 October 2012|
UNRWA this week observed its ongoing education work in Syria with a ceremony in Yarmouk refugee camp, near the capital of Damascus. Education is UNRWA’s largest programme, accounting for more than half of the Agency’s regular budget.
|Four Palestine refugees killed in Syria|
|30 September 2012|
In the morning of 28 September 2012, four Palestine refugees were killed and five were injured, three of them reportedly seriously, in Neirab Camp in northern Syria.
|UNRWA staff member killed|
|09 September 2012|
In the early morning of 9 September 2012, an UNRWA staff member in Syria, aged 28 years, was killed while on his way to catch a bus to work. The death occurred in the area of Or’uba just outside the southern border of Yarmouk residential area. Yarmouk is home to approximately 1 million Syrians and more than 150,000 Palestine refugees.
|UNRWA Syria statement|
|06 September 2012|
In the early afternoon of 6 September, 2012, an UNRWA Syria staff member and his son, a medical student, were killed in their home in Yarmouk, a densely populated residential area just outside Damascus.
|UNRWA’s Advisory Commission Representatives visit Khan Eshieh, Yarmouk, Husseinieh and Dera’a|
|02 December 2010|
Delegates representing UNRWA’s Advisory Commission member states today began a two-day visit to UNRWA in Syria. Highlights of the trip will include a tour of UNRWA’s Damascus Training Centre.
|UNRWA’s perfect students honoured in Syria|
|06 October 2010|
“Education is the only thing that cannot be taken away from Palestinians,” said 15-year-old Reem Moufleh. Her passion for learning is reflected in Reem’s perfect marks in her school exams.
|New Football Pitch Inaugurated in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp|
|22 September 2010|
The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee, in partnership with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), inaugurated a brand new football pitch, built to FIFA standards and specifications, today in Yarmouk Camp in Damascus, home to the largest Palestinian refugee population in Syria.