Official Statements

26 May 2016
Statement attributable to UNRWA Spokesperson Chris Gunness Several media outlets have reported that UNRWA intends to close its headquarters in Gaza. These reports are false. UNRWA HQ Gaza is not closing. The Agency affirms categorically that there are no plans to do so and staff are not being let go. UNRWA is fully...
Official Statements
18 May 2016
UNRWA condemns in the strongest terms the party responsible for launching artillery shells which killed five Palestine refugees and a Syrian in Khan Eshieh camp on 17 May 2016. Among those killed were a mother and her 12-year-old son
Official Statements
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses a commemorative event marking the 65th anniversary of UNRWA, 2 June 2015. UN Photo/Cia Pak
05 May 2016
Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a special meeting on the sustainability of UNRWA held at the UN Headquarters in New York, 4 May 2016
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl briefs journalists on two events related to the Agency’s work to be held in UN Headquarters in New York, 3 May2016. UN Photo/Mark Garten
05 May 2016
Remarks by UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl at a special meeting on the sustainability of UNRWA held at the UN Headquarters in New York, 4 May 2016
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UNRWA food distribution in Yalda, 15 March 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
26 April 2016
The most recent bombing near Qabr Essit camp (Sayyida Zeinab) leaves UNRWA very concerned about the volatility of the situation on the ground
Official Statements