Press Releases

10 February 2013
Credible reports indicate that on 7 February, 12 Palestine refugees were killed and many others injured in Yarmouk, a suburb of Damascus. UNRWA repeats its grave concern about this trend.
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08 February 2013
Over recent weeks, a particularly grave humanitarian crisis has emerged in the Rif Damascus Governorate, where several Palestinian camps are situated. In areas which had already seen months of insecurity, armed engagements have intensified and a siege-like situation has become the context for severe suffering.
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06 February 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union awarded full university scholarships to 50 high-achieving Palestine refugee students in Lebanon.
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31 January 2013
The UN's Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly visited the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh in south Lebanon today to meet with Palestine refugees who fled the violence in neighboring Syria.
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29 January 2013
The Government of Azerbaijan has donated USD 100,000 towards UNRWA’s main programmes in the Gaza Strip.
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