|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 36)|
|01 March 2013|
The deteriorating situation in Syria is forcing many Palestine refugees and Syrians into destitution. Significant numbers of people, many of whom were previously self-reliant, can no longer meet their basic needs.
|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.
|UNRWA Syria crisis situation update (Issue 35)|
|22 February 2013|
Speaking at a meeting of the Syria Humanitarian Forum held on 19 February in Geneva, Switzerland, UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi emphasized the vulnerability of the 500,000-strong Palestinian community in Syria, and called on all donors to honor the pledges they made at last month’s fundraising conference in Kuwait.
|UNRWA Commissioner-General calls on donors to honour Syria funding pledges |
|20 February 2013|
Speaking yesterday at a humanitarian forum in Switzerland, UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi spoke of the vulnerability of the 500,000-strong Palestinian community in Syria, and called on donors to honour funding pledges.
|Supporting Palestinian resilience in Syria: UNRWA's crisis response|
|19 February 2013|
In the past two months, Palestine refugees in Syria have increasingly found themselves in danger and pushed from their homes as conflict spreads. Palestinians’ relative safety in Syria has been shattered.
|“Greet Syria for us” – Palestinian students from Syria receive UNRWA help, but more needed|
|18 February 2013|
An UNRWA school in northern Lebanon, has taken on nearly 300 Palestine refugee students from Syria since the start of the conflict. Last week, UNRWA's head of Education visited the students to hear about the challenges they face.
|UNRWA Syria crisis situation update (Issue 34)|
|15 February 2013|
Armed conflict in Syria continued to escalate this week, resulting in more loss of lives and significant displacement. As the situation continues to deteriorate in Syria, more civilians are unable to meet their basic needs.
|UNRWA launches USD 300m appeal for occupied Palestinian territory|
|14 February 2013|
UNRWA launched today an emergency appeal of just over USD 300 million to support some of the most disadvantaged Palestinians in the Middle East; those living in the West Bank and Gaza.
|UNRWA chief calls on East Asian countries to strengthen support|
|14 February 2013|
Speaking at a conference in Japan, Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi has urged East Asian countries to support UNRWA, and raised concerns about the situation of the Palestine refugees served by the Agency.
|Palestinian refugees’ hardships intensify|
|13 February 2013|
The war in Syria has compounded what was already an emergency situation for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, UNRWA’s top official in the country said Tuesday.