Press Releases

26 January 2013
On the eve of a pledging conference on humanitarian assistance for Syria to be hosted by the Emir of Kuwait and chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, UNRWA's Commissioner General Filippo Grandi has urged donors not to ignore the plight of some 525,000 Palestine refugees in Syria.
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22 January 2013
In order to provide services to nearly five million Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria, UNRWA relies almost entirely on voluntary contributions from its international partners.
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22 January 2013
The incidence of psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Gaza has risen by more than 100 per cent following the recent conflict there, according to new figures from UNRWA.
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18 January 2013
The European Union (EU) announced today a contribution of EUR 14 million to the job creation programme (JCP) of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Gaza Field Office, provided through a strategic tool of the EU known as the Instrument for Stability (IfS).
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16 January 2013
UNRWA has called on all sides in the conflict in Syria to refrain from taking up positions in or conducting the conflict in civilian areas, and reiterated its appeal to all sides to minimise human suffering.
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