Press Releases

12 November 2012
All infants in the West Bank and Gaza are now receiving the life-saving pneumococcal vaccine, thanks to the generosity of the Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahayan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation (Zayed Foundation) based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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12 November 2012
Speaking during a presentation to the United Nations General Assembly, UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi expressed "extreme concern" that most of the 518,000 Palestine refugees in Syria were now directly caught up in the conflict, and called for greater protection of civilians in the country.
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08 November 2012
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, has called for a just solution to the plight of the five million Palestine refugees at the UN’s General Assembly in New York.
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07 November 2012
In the early evening of 5 November 2012, Dr. Rehab Awadallah, an UNRWA teacher in Syria aged 45 years, was killed while she was walking on Al Jouni Street in the southeastern part of Yarmouk residential area in Damascus.
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06 November 2012
With the violence in Syria intensifying by the day, the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is stepping up its emergency fundraising appeal for the country with a TV advertising campaign.
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