Official Statements

UNRWA Staff Union Strike in West Bank Ends
06 February 2014
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, wishes to announce that the UNRWA staff strike in the West Bank has ended. Following President Abbas' firm request for the strike to be concluded, and the effective mediation of Prime Minister Hamdallah and his government, a framework document was signed tonight...
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UNRWA successfully delivers aid to Yarmouk
30 January 2014
UNRWA today distributed food parcels, bread and milk for infants to 1,026 Palestine refugee families inside Yarmouk
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“How Much Longer?”
17 January 2014
Statement by the International Humanitarian Community How much longer must children suffer from hunger? How much longer must women die in childbirth for lack of medical care? How much longer must we be barred from the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus and the many thousands of desperate and vulnerable...
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06 January 2014
East Jerusalem Today UNRWA management met with a group of union representatives and Palestinian legislators whose positive involvement in helping to resolve the strike is appreciated. UNRWA wishes to reiterate that regrettably salary increases across the board, either as a percentage or a lump sum, are not possible at...
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"Father and child amongst their belongings following the demolition.”
26 December 2013
UNRWA condemns the latest demolitions in the West Bank, which displaced 68 people
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