Press Releases

24 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has conducted a major new study, in partnership with the University of York, UK, on classroom practices in the Agency’s five fields of operation. In early July, representatives from across UNRWA fields met in Amman to discuss...
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UNRWA Launches Fundraising Campaign for Syria and Gaza
22 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is proud to announce the launch of a fundraising and awareness campaign for Palestine refugees in Syria and the Gaza Strip during the holy month of Ramadan. Working with Arab Idol Mohammed Assaf, the Agency’s Regional Youth...
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UNRWA and the EU Collaborate on Education in Emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
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16 July 2013
UNRWA expresses great sorrow at the death of another member of staff in Syria, who lost his life as a result of the ongoing conflict. Muhannad Ashmawi, born 18 July, 1974, joined UNRWA in 2007 as a school attendant. He served in two UNRWA schools in Yarmouk, where he had lived alone after sending his wife, son and...
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18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU),
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