Press Releases

14 August 2012
The humanitarian situation in Syria has continued to deteriorate over the past week. Armed conflict continues in Rif Damascus, Homs, and Dera’a, and has intensified in Aleppo, with a rise in the number of people leaving their homes or crossing international borders to seek safety.
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13 August 2012
A convoy of food and medical aid, organised by the Palestinian Authority to support Palestine refugees, arrived in Damascus on 8 August. The 17-truck convoy carried 360 tonnes of flour, rice, sugar, lentils, chickpeas, pasta and medicines, worth USD 650,000.
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09 August 2012
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA is to arrive shortly on an official visit to Brazil. During the trip, which begins on Monday, 13 August, Filippo Grandi will meet the foreign minister and senior foreign ministry officials.
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03 August 2012
The German government has made an additional donation of EUR 2m to help feed 667,500 food-insecure and vulnerable Palestine refugees living in Gaza. The funds are in support of UNRWA’s 2012 Emergency Appeal.
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03 August 2012
The impact of the armed conflict in Syria continues to be borne predominantly by Syrians. The Agency notes with great concern that Palestine refugee communities in Damascus and its suburbs are experiencing, more than ever before, the effects of the escalating armed conflict in Syria.
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