Press Releases

04 December 2012
The ground-breaking ceremony for a new Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) funded project was held today in Shatila, Bourj Barajneh and Mar Elias camps.
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03 December 2012
UNRWA today celebrated its efforts to protect West Bank Bedouin in Bethany and meet the increasing needs of 20 marginalised communities around Jerusalem.
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30 November 2012
The humanitarian and security situation in Syria has significantly deteriorated this week resulting in a rising death toll, continuing displacement and greater humanitarian needs, particularly in the areas of Aleppo and Damascus/Rif Damascus. Access to areas affected by armed conflict remains a major challenge to...
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30 November 2012
On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Gunilla Carlsson visited Burj Barajneh Camp in Beirut accompanied by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis, and...
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29 November 2012
Nineteen out of 21 UNRWA health centres were operating throughout the hostilities, with 60 to 70 per cent of staff voluntarily reporting to work at the nearest health centre to their homes.
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