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Husseiniyeh, Damascus © 2016 UNRWA Photo
03 May 2016
UNRWA successfully issued the first batch of 17 microfinance loans to Palestine refugees in Husseiniyeh, Syria, on 7 April 2016
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UNRWA food distribution in Yalda, 15 March 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
26 April 2016
The most recent bombing near Qabr Essit camp (Sayyida Zeinab) leaves UNRWA very concerned about the volatility of the situation on the ground
Official Statements
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, March 2016
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International Women’s Day: UNRWA celebrated the resilience of Palestine refugee women in Syria through staged performances at the Damascus Opera House on 23 March. The evening presented three acts including a dance performance expressing the equality of roles women and men have...

Ali Samer Hussein from Jaramana camp, Syria. ©2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
25 April 2016
Ali – a 13-year-old Palestine refugee living in Syria with a hearing impairment – succeeded in having his hearing stabilized thanks to the early diagnosis and the hearing aids he received from UNRWA
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UNRWA food distribution in Yalda, 14 March 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 April 2016
UNRWA is extremely concerned by the humanitarian consequences of intense armed conflict between extremist armed groups inside Yarmouk since 6 April
Official Statements
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, February 2016
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Access to distribute humanitarian assistance for residents of Yarmouk, Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham was made possible for the 1rst time since June from a distribution point in Yalda. From 13 to 29 February, UNRWA distributed 5,700 food parcels; 19,160 blankets; and 2,400 hygiene kits containing...

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.
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