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Yalda, April 2015. © UNRWA 2015 Photo
15 May 2015
April 2015 | Issue 87 More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve refugees' resilience through the continuation of UNRWA services and humanitarian assistance. For a more detailed overview, see the Agency's 2015 Syria regional crisis...
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An UNRWA doctor examines a young infant in Yalda, May, 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
13 May 2015
UNRWA medical personnel established a mobile health point, treating 425 patients over the course of the day. Three cases of hepatitis A were detected and treated. Eight children were administered with vaccines, while 2 out of 76 children under five years old were found to be moderately malnourished. One child was...
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UNRWA continues humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham. © 2015 UNRWA photo
12 May 2015
UNRWA continued humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today. The UNRWA team provided essential health services, vaccinations and child nutritional supplements contributed by WFP and UNICEF. Humanitarian activities continue in Tadamoun, to the north-east.
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An UNRWA doctor examines a malnourished child, 9 May, 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
11 May 2015
UNRWA resumed humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today, following a one week break due to security concerns. The UNRWA team provided essential health services, dental services, vaccinations, nutritional supplements and fresh food sufficient to feed 600 civilians for one week.
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© 2015 UNRWA photo
02 May 2015
UNRWA is increasingly alarmed about the safety of civilians in Yarmouk, amid reports of armed clashes, the use of heavy weapons and air strikes.
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UNRWA medical personnel distribute WFP nutritional supplements to displaced civilians, Yalda, 30 April, 2015 © 2015 UNRWA Photo
30 April 2015
UNRWA continued humanitarian response operations today, providing fresh food to a central community kitchen (sufficient for 600 individuals for one week), 10,000 litres of drinking water and hygiene supplies to displaced civilians and host communities.
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UNRWA has completed three successful missions to Yalda, adjacent to Yarmouk, 14 April 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
29 April 2015
The United States Government announced a new US$ 6 million contribution to UNRWA on 24 April, making the United States one of the first donor countries to respond to the Agency’s April 17 call for funds to support Yarmouk. Announced at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, the...
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Children collect safe drinking water from UNRWA, Yalda, 21 April, 2015 © 2015 UNRWA Photo
28 April 2015
More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve refugees' resilience through the continuation of UNRWA services and humanitarian assistance
Emergency Reports
A woman receives medical treatment from an UNRWA doctor in Yalda. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
29 April 2015
A large, inter-agency convoy entered Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today, delivering critical humanitarian items to conflict-affected civilians; both local residents and those displaced from Yarmouk.
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