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Education Above All for Palestine Refugees from Syria
31 October 2013
Doha A new agreement with the Educate a Child (EAC) programme of the Education Above All Foundation, signed in Doha, Qatar, will help the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) provide emergency education support to over 67,000 Palestine refugee children from Syria,...
Press Releases
A War on Development: Second Report on Impact of Syria Conflict
30 October 2013
In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the Syrian Center for Policy Research and with important support from the European Union (EU), UNRWA has issued the second in a series of quarterly socioeconomic monitoring reports on the crisis in Syria.
Press Releases
Young volunteers prepare ma'moul for Jaramana residents
24 October 2013
As the call for Eid prayers sounded from a mosque in Damascus, a group of young people nearby did not head home to spend the holiday with their families. Instead, they rushed to the Palestine refugee camp of Jaramana, where they had volunteered to make and distribute the traditional sweet of ma’moul to Palestine...
Features
17 September 2013
For most children, going back to school means returning to a familiar place and seeing old friends, but for Akram, a 12-year-old Palestine refugee in Syria, everything will be different when he starts sixth grade this fall.
Features
UNRWA Summer Activities: A Breath of Life after War and Displacement
11 September 2013
Aya Nimr, a 10-year old Palestine refugee girl, grew up in Yalda, south-east of Damascus. She has fond memories of living there, but eventually the ongoing conflict in Syria, which injured one of her uncles and killed another, forced her family to flee. When they arrived in Lebanon, in mid-2012, “we thought that we...
Features
26 August 2013
Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps with shelling and clashes continuing to take place in and nearby a number of camps. A reported 6 Palestine Refugees (PR) including 1 child were killed this week as a result. UNRWA estimates over 50% of registered PR are now displaced either in Syria or to...
Emergency Reports
29 July 2013
Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps with shelling and clashes continuing to take place in and nearby a number of camps. A reported 16 Palestine Refugees (PR) were killed this week as a result, highlighting their vulnerability. At least 44,000 PR homes have been damaged by conflict and over 50% of all...
Emergency Reports
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