UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
Press Releases
Qabr Essit camp, south of Damascus, Syria, December 2014. © 2014 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad
15 March 2016
After five years of a brutal and senseless conflict over a quarter of a million Syrians have been killed and over half the population forced from their homes out of fear and want.
Official Statements
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
21 January 2016
12 January –19 January 2016 | Issue 127 During the reporting week, UNRWA launched its US$ 817 million emergency appeals for Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) – both contexts that continue to experience the relentless effects of conflict, occupation and blockade. In the oPt, Palestine refugees are...
Emergency Reports
Ea'tidal Al Najar, Photo credit: ©UNRWA
14 January 2016
UNRWA has released results of its reformed poverty assessment undertaken during the fourth quarter of 2015. An additional 12,767 families (48,833 persons) were added to the existing food assistance beneficiaries under the emergency food distribution
Emergency Reports
© 2014 UNRWA Photo.
The UNRWA School Parliaments: Good Practices Booklet is a compilation of good practices from UNRWA School Parliaments in all five fields of operations. The practices reflect how School Parliaments have been working to raise awareness and take action on human rights. The Booklet provides an...
A year after the Gaza war started, the causes of conflict remain unaddressed
08 July 2015
A year after the devastating Gaza conflict that claimed over 1,500 civilian lives, including 551 children, the root causes of the conflict remain unaddressed. The despair, destitution and denial of dignity resulting from last year’s war and from the blockade are a fact of life for ordinary people in Gaza.
Official Statements