Press Releases

30 May 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of a large explosion in Sbeineh Camp, Damascus Governorate, on 27 May, 2013. Early reports suggested that the explosion was caused by a ground-to-ground missile or airstrike.
Press Releases
29 May 2013
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), has donated US$ 86 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) for projects in the West Bank, Lebanon and Gaza.
Press Releases
28 May 2013
Australia will provide AUD 4.6 million (approx. US$ 4.5 million) to support UNRWA’s response to the crisis in Syria. AUD 2 million will go towards the health needs of Palestine refugees from Syria who have been displaced and are now sheltering in Lebanon through the Syria Regional Humanitarian Response Plan.
Press Releases
28 May 2013
The first study of its kind about the transfer against their will of 150 Palestine refugee Bedouin families says that their situation has become socially and economically “non viable”.
Press Releases
27 May 2013
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi visited Syria on 21-23 May to see first-hand the impact of conflict and displacement on Palestine refugees and to provide his personal support and encouragement for UNRWA’s operations.
Press Releases