Press Releases

30 April 2013
Palestine refugees in Syria are being killed, injured and displaced in greater numbers than ever before, as the armed conflict continues to overwhelm refugee camps across the country. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) now estimates that approximately 235,000 Palestine refugees...
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29 April 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced today the commencement of a US$ 2 million project to rehabilitate the water supply and sewage system in Sector 3 of Ein El Hilweh camp in southern Lebanon.
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28 April 2013
Brazil’s major rice producing state, Rio Grande do Sul, through the Federal Government of Brazil, has donated 11.500 metric tons of rice stocks to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The announcement was made in Jerusalem’s Shufa’at refugee camp
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26 April 2013
For the fifth year, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Development Cooperation Office of the Embassy of Italy, has funded a three-day-sports event for young Palestine Refugees in UNRWA’s Siblin Training Centre.
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25 April 2013
The UAE Red Crescent Authority has positively responded to UNRWA’s appeal to support conflict-affected Palestinian refugees caught up in the conflict in Syria. With a generous donation of US$ 500,000, UNRWA will provide food to approximately 40,561 Palestinian refugees (over 10,000 families) and hygiene kits to an...
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