|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 47)|
|19 May 2013|
UNRWA continues to respond to the needs of Palestine refugees in Syria, distributing 1.1bn Syrian Pounds of cash assistance to 401,000 beneficiaries. The Agency operates in an increasingly challenging operational environment where armed conflict and threats to the lives and safety of UNRWA staff and refugees are commonplace. The number of refugees who have fled Syria to neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan also continues to rise.
|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.
|Notes from the field: the struggles of Palestine refugees from Syria in neighbouring countries|
|07 May 2013|
Despite looking worn out, he handles his daughter with gentleness and affection. Almost two, Alma is and energetically making her presence felt in the dark room we are all sitting in.
|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.
|In Syria, educating students a priority|
|30 April 2013|
Now in its third year, the conflict in Syria has had a severe impact on children’s social, psychological, and physical well-being. The dangers inherent in travelling in war-torn areas has have meant that thousands of youth are denied access to education.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 44)|
|27 April 2013|
Palestine refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan face increasing humanitarian needs due to growing vulnerability and displacement from areas of armed conflict. Approximately 200,000 refugees are now internally displaced in Syria, 90 per cent of whom have been compelled to flee their homes in Damascus,
|UAE Red Crescent Authority donates US$500,000 to UNRWA to support Palestinian refugees in Syria|
|25 April 2013|
The UAE Red Crescent Authority has positively responded to UNRWA’s appeal to support conflict-affected Palestinian refugees caught up in the conflict in Syria. With a generous donation of US$ 500,000, UNRWA will provide food to approximately 40,561 Palestinian refugees (over 10,000 families) and hygiene kits to an estimated 3,915 vulnerable adults and babies.
|Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Foundation and UNRWA continue to provide cash assistance to Palestine refugees in Syria|
|23 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has distributed the first quarter of emergency cash assistance provided by the Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Foundation (KAHF) to Palestine refugees in Syria. The US$ 100,000 contribution, made in October of last year, has enabled members of this vulnerable population to meet their immediate food needs in recent months.
|Amid the trauma, UNRWA in Lebanon provides hope to refugees from Syria|
|23 April 2013|
“There is no future. There is no hope. There is a lot of sadness here,” says Hoda Abdel Fateh, a Palestine refugee who escaped the violence in Yarmouk Camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus in December.