Press Releases

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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05 November 2012
For the third year running, the Spanish Regional Government of Navarra has contributed EUR 100,000 to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) mobile health clinics, which provide primary health care to particularly vulnerable communities in the West Bank due to their isolated locations or close proximity...
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02 November 2012
The humanitarian situation in Syria has remained grave over the last week, with a significant intensification of armed conflict in Aleppo and Damascus/Rif Damascus. Based on current assessments, UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees in Syria are directly affected by the ongoing conflict. Currently, there are...
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01 November 2012
On 28 and 29 October 2012, credible reports indicate that 13 Palestine refugees were among casualties from the armed conflict in rural Damascus and in the suburbs of Damascus neighbouring Yarmouk.
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