The ABC has been forced to issue an apology, correction, and clarification to a report on the World Today Programme about UNRWA. This follows an investigation by the ABC into the item compiled by reporter Anne Barker and producer Yoav Appel.
Exposure to violence and displacement throughout Syria continues to increase the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees. Based on current assessments, UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees in Syria are directly affected by the conflict.
The humanitarian situation in Syria has remained volatile over the last week. Intense armed conflict persists in Aleppo, Deraa, and Rif Damascus. UNRWA estimates that 225,000 Palestine refugees in Syria are directly affected by the conflict.
UNRWA this week observed its ongoing education work in Syria with a ceremony in Yarmouk refugee camp, near the capital of Damascus. Education is UNRWA’s largest programme, accounting for more than half of the Agency’s regular budget.
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the UAE’s Al Habtoor Group, and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have signed a sponsorship agreement to support deprived Palestinians in Syria and the West Bank.