Official Statements

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.
Official Statements
07 February 2013
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi yesterday welcomed a Saudi Fund delegation to Rafah, Gaza, to celebrate the building of thousands of Saudi-funded homes for Palestine refugees displaced by the 2008-2009 conflict.
Official Statements
19 January 2013
Reports are emerging that following a day of intense armed engagements in Husseiniyeh in southern Rif Damascus, as many as 12 Palestine refugees have been killed and some 20 injured.
Official Statements
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.
Official Statements
14 December 2012
Clarification with reference to reports recently published in the media concerning UNRWA’s emergency appeal transition, changes in programmes, and the Agency’s inability to renew the contracts of 114 personnel.
Official Statements