Official Statements

17 July 2013
Since the destruction of Nahr el Bared Camp (NBC), Northern Lebanon, in 2007, UNRWA has provided relief assistance to 27,000 displaced persons from the camp. This has included rental and food assistance and 100% health coverage for NBC displaced persons.
Official Statements
13 December 2012
It is an honour to be here with you today, and to address this audience on the occasion of the 30th-anniversary conference of the Refugee Studies Centre. This event is a welcome, encouraging reminder that refugees remain people to whom we owe support.
Official Statements
16 June 2013
I join the chair in thanking Jordan for hosting this meeting and I look forward to Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh’s address tomorrow. In these difficult times, UNRWA’s relationship with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan continues to be essential to its work in support of Palestine refugees.
Official Statements
14 May 2013
UNRWA categorically rejects accusations in the media that the Agency is “erasing Israel from the map” because its officials and stakeholders stood next to a map which does not show Israel.
Official Statements
08 May 2013
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for...
Official Statements