About UNRWA

© UNRWA Photo
Year: 
2008
Download: 

Years of under-funding has resulted in 200,000 students being crammed into 124 school buildings, 89% of which operate on a double shift basis, i.e. two schools in one building. Add to this the cumulative effects of the occupation, closures of the crossings, poverty, and the disruptions of...

Biography – Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis
Year: 
2013
Download: 

Ms. Margot Ellis was appointed Deputy Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on 24 January 2010.  In this senior leadership position, she supports the Commissioner-General in providing strategic direction and...

West Bank community mental health
Year: 
2011
Download: 

UNRWA Community Mental Health Programme (CMHP) aims to restore and reinforce the ability of West Bank Palestine refugees to cope with threats to their quality of life and well-being.

UNRWA at a glance
Year: 
2011
Download: 

UNRWA provides assistance, protection and advocacy for some 5 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East.

From its inception, UNRWA has been mandated to carry out direct relief and works programmes for Palestine refugees. Today, the Agency maintains operations in five...