Press Releases

01 October 2012
The new Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Lebanon, Ann Dismorr, has taken up her post in Beirut. Today she was introduced to the Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, and House Speaker, Nabih Berri, by UNRWA Commissioner-General, Filippo Grandi. Ms. Dismorr will meet with the President of the Republic...
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01 October 2012
Based on earlier assessments, UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict. Currently, there are 6,251 internally-displaced persons (IDPs) sheltering in 22 UNRWA school buildings, representing a decrease of approximately 16 per cent since 20 September.
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30 September 2012
In the morning of 28 September 2012, four Palestine refugees were killed and five were injured, three of them reportedly seriously, in Neirab Camp in northern Syria.
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28 September 2012
More than 1,100 boys and girls are taking part in a joint “football academy” devised by the world-renowned Real Madrid Football Club and UNRWA.
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25 September 2012
The Government of Poland has committed nearly USD 156,000 (PLN 650,000) to the emergency relief programmes of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
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