Emergency Reports

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visits with civilians who escaped Yarmouk last week in their temporary accommodation in Tadamon, Damascus. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
12 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl is visiting Syria today, 12 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General. The visit is prompted by UNRWA’s deepening concerns for the safety and protection of some 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian civilians, including 3,500 children, as Yarmouk...
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UNRWA is deeply concerned that lack of humanitarian access to the civilians inside Yarmouk is putting 18,000 people, including women and children, at grave risk. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
12 April 2015
UNRWA is deeply concerned that lack of humanitarian access to the civilians inside Yarmouk, and those displaced to the south east of Yarmouk, is putting 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian men, women and children at grave risks. Civilians from Yarmouk remain unable to meet their most basic needs of food, water and...
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A woman weeps during an UNRWA food distribution in March 2015. UNRWA has been unable to access Yarmouk to provide humanitarian assistance since 1 April 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
10 April 2015
Clashes continued to affect Yarmouk on April 10th, for the ninth consecutive day. UNRWA is deeply concerned that lack of humanitarian access to the civilians inside Yarmouk, and those displaced to the south east of Yarmouk, is putting 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian men, women and children at grave risks. Civilians from...
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Residents walk through the destroyed streets of Yarmouk in 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Rami Al-Sayed 2014
09 April 2015
The violence that began in Yarmouk on April 9th is not just continuing, it has intensified. The world community must not stand by as a silent witness to what the UN Secretary General has warned could be a massacre. Yarmouk is at the lower reaches of hell. It must not be allowed to descend further. UNRWA is deeply...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 April 2015
31 March – 07 April 2015 | Issue 87 The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People convened a seminar on assistance to the Palestinian people , held from 31 March to 1 April in Vienna, Austria. The topic of the conference was “speeding up relief, recovery and...
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