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Mohammad accesses the cash assistance from UNRWA through the e-card programme, introduced in Jordan in April 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christien van den Brink
Mohammad Adnan Alwesh and his family – consisting of his wife Samah and their three kids, Tareq, Rayan and Adnan – fled from Yarmouk camp in Damascus in 2014. Their life in Amman has been far from easy since. Mohammad’s family are among the more than 3,500 Palestine refugee families from Syria who rely on UNRWA cash assistance in Jordan. The family of five lives in a small, unfurnished apartment in Jabal al-Hussein, a neighbourhood in Amman. Since 2011, the continuing political upheaval in Syria has driven many Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) like Mohammad’s family to flee to Jordan. Life...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
As part of the international 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which ran from 25 November to 10 December, the UNRWA Child and Family Protection programme and the Community Mental Health Programme organized an event in Fawwar camp where participants released balloons with messages promoting the call to support women’s education and end violence against women and girls
General view of the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly for the announcement of voluntary contributions to UNRWA. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
“The absence of a political horizon, often coupled with the absence of a personal horizon for Palestine refugee youth, is creating conditions that I am unable to reconcile with dignity and security of anyone in the region,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary
Signing agreement ceremony in Riyadh by UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and HE Dr. Abdullah al-Rabeeah, Adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of KSRelief.© Courtesy of the King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief (KSRelief)
The King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief has contributed US$ 1 million to UNRWA to help provide urgently needed food assistance to Palestine refugees in Syria
Courtesy of the Netherlands Embassy to Jordan
The Netherlands Embassy in Jordan announced on Monday, 28 November, a contribution of EUR 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of education services provided by the Agency to Palestine refugee children from Syria. This announcement comes as part of the Dutch government’s launch of a special regional fund in response to the Syria crisis to support affected countries, including Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. In Jordan, funds are allocated to programmes targeting Jordanians and refugees from Syria. Speaking at the...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) launches the 2017 UNRWA emergency appeals for the oPt and the Syria regional crisis, Palais des Nations, Geneva. 9 January 2017. UN Photo by Violaine Martin
UNRWA launched today two international appeals totaling US$ 813 million to fund the emergency response to the crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and to meet the critical humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria, including those displaced into Lebanon and Jordan
UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon on the evening of 15 January 2017
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Mohammad al-Rameh, Neirab camp, Aleppo, Syria © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Zeido
27 December 2016
Mohammad Adnan Alwesh and his family – consisting...
07 December 2016
“It was late afternoon when my 12-year-old...
Children from the Gaza Strip playing. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
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