|Swiss government helps UNRWA improve water supply in Palestinian camps in Lebanon|
|04 December 2012|
Palestine refugees in Beirut, Lebanon will finally have access to safe drinking water, thanks to a new project funded by the Swiss government.
|Picking up the pieces in Nahr el-Bared|
|01 March 2011|
This is the second part of a two-part photo-essay depicting the life of Palestine refugees in Lebanon’s refugee camps. The photographs in this essay are all from the temporary shelters in the areas adjacent to Nahr el-Bared camp and were taken in late September 2010.
|Lebanon: looking from the outside in|
|10 February 2011|
Take a look into the lives of ordinary people in Lebanon’s crowded refugee camps and read photographer Isabel de la Cruz’s reflections on her journey through the camps.
|Italians inaugurate new sports facility in Beddawi and El-Buss camps|
|09 November 2010|
UISP Sport per Tutti and UNRWA in Lebanon inaugurated a new sports playground in an UNRWA school in Beddawi Camp today. The Italian Sport Association UISP (Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti) funded the EUR 16,500 project.
|Lebanese children in gold medal hopes|
|06 May 2010|
UNRWA students from schools in north Lebanon took part in a Run for Peace on 18 April, in coordination with the Italian Union of Sport for All.
|Nahr el-Bared crisis|
|In May 2007, a three-month conflict between a radical militant group and the Lebanese Armed Forces at Nahr el-Bared refugee camp in northern Lebanon destroyed the entire camp. Areas immediately around the camp sustained severe damage. It was the single largest act of destruction in Lebanon since the end of the civil war in 1990.|
|Rana Saleh: “I dreamed of completing my education”|
|08 March 2010|
To mark International Women’s Day, 27-year-old Rana Saleh explains how she overcame a difficulty upbringing to become the sole provider for her family – and an acclaimed seamstress.
|Austria contributes US$184,458 to UNRWA|
|07 May 2009|
The Beddawi Multi-Purpose Centre, constructed with a generous contribution from the Government of Austria through the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), was inaugurated today at Beddawi Camp.
|Beddawi refugee camp|
|Beddawi bore the brunt of the crisis at Nahr el-Bared, where bitter conflict forced 27,000 refugees to flee to Beddawi, whose population swelled from 15,000 to 30,000 almost overnight.|