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Homs, May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
09 November 2015
The European Commission rapidly responded to the urgent needs of vulnerable Palestine refugees in Syria with an additional EUR 2.5 million (US$ 2.7 million) contribution in October 2015. This brings the European Commission's humanitarian aid to UNRWA in 2015 to EUR 5 million (US$ 5.6 million)
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In the third quarter, UNRWA was forced to temporarily suspend operations and services in Dera’a City following a significant escalation of violence as armed confrontations prevented staff and refugees from safely accessing the UNRWA area office and other facilities. Humanitarian access to...

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Yarmouk and Yalda: All UNRWA operations in Yarmouk remain suspended, with no missions possible during September. The last UNRWA mission inside Yarmouk took place on 28 March 2015. In September, UNRWA was permitted to conduct six missions to Yalda, where many Palestine refugees from Yarmouk have...

UNRWA students in Syria. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
20 October 2015
The conflict in Syria has progressively encroached on Palestine refugee camps and communities since 2011, with mass displacement, closure of UNRWA schools, and horrific levels of armed violence affecting both students and teachers
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09 October 2015
The United States contributed an additional US$ 21.1 million to support UNRWA efforts to respond to the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) in the region. The United States is the largest bilateral UNRWA donor, with this latest contribution bringing the total US contribution towards the 2015...
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Shelter of the Maashouk Hassan family in Tyre, southern Lebanon, 21 May 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Kate Brooks
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The “Profiling vulnerability of Palestine refugees from Syria living in Lebanon” report is a multi-sectorial analysis of the vulnerability experienced by the Palestine Refugees from Syria [PRS] according to the following sectors: economic; education; food-security; health; protection; non

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07 October 2015
On 22 September, the Syria Field Office held a ceremony to honour 11 Palestine refugee students who had earned the highest marks in Syria’s national examinations earlier in the summer
Features
06 October 2015
The Basque Agency of Cooperation has made a generous contribution of EUR 200,000 to UNRWA to provide hygiene and baby kits to vulnerable Palestine refugee families in Syria
Press Releases
A child waits outside the UNRWA health point in Yalda. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities. UNRWA medical personnel established a health point in Yalda, treating 320 patients over the course of the day. This included 3 suspected cases of typhoid.
Emergency Reports