Emergency Reports

27 December 2012
This week’s Christmas holiday has not lessened the violence in Syria nor has it brought a positive change in negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition groups. As of 25 December, 5,775 Syrians and Palestine refugees seeking safety were being accommodated in UNRWA school buildings and the Agency's...
Emergency Reports
24 December 2012
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Emergency Reports
21 December 2012
Yarmouk refugee camp is reportedly calm after days of intense fighting that led to the displacement of tens of thousands of Palestine refugees. Unconfirmed information by a small number of refugees that visited the camp today indicated the disappearance of armed opposition elements.
Emergency Reports
19 December 2012
The conflict in Syria continues to escalate throughout the country, with 5,271 internally displaced persons (IDPs) currently sheltering in UNRWA facilities across the country as of 18 December—doubling the 2,631 persons reported doing so on 6 December. In the last 24 hours, clashes and shelling have been reported...
Emergency Reports
16 December 2012
Intensive clashes have reportedly encroached on Yarmouk, Damascus from surrounding areas, resulting in large numbers of refugees becoming displaced and attempting to flee the area. Numerous casualties have been reported and the Agency is currently assessing reported damage to one of its schools by shelling.
Emergency Reports