Press Releases

24 September 2012
The humanitarian situation in Syria has worsened still further over the past week, with continued and intensified armed conflict in Aleppo; within the immediate vicinity of Ein el Tal and Neirab camps, and in Greater Damascus particularly in the southern district of Yarmouk.
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17 September 2012
For the third year running, the Spanish regional government of Aragón has donated EUR 40,000 to UNRWA’s school feeding programme, which provides a daily menu for up to 221,000 schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip.
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09 September 2012
In the early morning of 9 September 2012, an UNRWA staff member in Syria, aged 28 years, was killed while on his way to catch a bus to work. The death occurred in the area of Or’uba just outside the southern border of Yarmouk residential area. Yarmouk is home to approximately 1 million Syrians and more than 150,000...
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09 September 2012
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union today have awarded certificates of achievement to 51 Palestinian students who successfully completed their university studies thanks to a generous contribution by the European Union Scholarship Fund for...
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06 September 2012
In the early afternoon of 6 September, 2012, an UNRWA Syria staff member and his son, a medical student, were killed in their home in Yarmouk, a densely populated residential area just outside Damascus.
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