Reports

Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, April 2015
Year: 
2015
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Yarmouk – In April, Yarmouk witnessed a dramatic escalation of violence that continues to put the lives of 18,000 Palestine and Syrian refugees at risk of death and injury. Last month, UNRWA had access to neighboring areas to the southeast of Yarmouk, including Babila, Beit Saham and Yalda on 13...

© 2015 UNRWA
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2016
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UNRWA provides humanitarian assistance to up to 430,000 refugees and regular services such as primary health care and education for up to 450,000 refugees in Syria. The majority of refugees currently live in accessible areas, while approximately 47,000 reside in areas such as Yarmouk, Qudsaya,...

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2006
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The economic, social and humanitarian conditions in the oPt have deteriorated at a more rapid pace since the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza and the northern West Bank in August 2005. The present phase of the crisis is distinguished by the Government of Israel’s (GOI) impounding of PA customs and...

Al Walaja miniprofile
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2010
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Before the war of 1948, some 1,600 people lived in the village of Al Walaja. All of them were displaced by the war and ended up in the refugee camps of Shu’fat (Jerusalem) and Dheisheh (Bethlehem), others moved to Jordan and Lebanon. Some villagers owned agricultural land on the Jordanian side...

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Year: 
2011
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The village of Al Walaja, located nine kilometers southwest of the Old City of Jerusalem and four kilometers northwest of Bethlehem, has a population of more than 2,000. Almost all of the village’s residents are registered as ‘Palestine refugees’ with UNRWA.

The original village was...