Official Statements

Photo by OCHA
07 April 2016
UNRWA condemns today’s large scale home demolitions by the Israeli Authorities in the Bedouin refugee community of Um al Khayr in the South Hebron Hills. As a result, 31 Palestine refugees, including 16 children, were made homeless. This community has endured several rounds of demolitions and often faced harassment...
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
25 March 2016
I have been working [on helping the people in Nahr el-Bared camp] since 2007 when I took over my job as Secretary-General. This has been one of the top priorities for me, working together with the then Prime Minister Siniora
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Qabr Essit camp, south of Damascus, Syria, December 2014. © 2014 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad
15 March 2016
After five years of a brutal and senseless conflict over a quarter of a million Syrians have been killed and over half the population forced from their homes out of fear and want.
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
08 March 2016
On International Women’s Day, UNRWA pays a proud tribute to its thousands of female school principals, teachers, education specialists, attendants, doctors, nurses, social workers, administrative and other staff.
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24 February 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the parties responsible for the explosions that were triggered in the market area of Sayyida Zeinab in southern rural Damascus on 21 February, resulting in deaths and injuries to dozens of Syrian and Palestinian civilians
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