Damascus Training Centre

Anmeh and her children at the child-friendly space in Damascus Training Centre. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
20 September 2015
The colourful playground in the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre (DTC) bursts with life as children laugh, run and play. The centre has become a collective shelter that houses around 1,200 of the most vulnerable Palestine refugees who have been displaced from their homes.
A chandelier made of recycled magazine by the participants of the Engaging Youth project recycling course held at the Damascus Training Centre. © UNRWA/ Taghrid Mohammad
30 December 2014
Three internally displaced Palestine refugees from Yarmouk and nine interior design trainees sat around a table at the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre, preparing a wastebasket of recycled magazines. These students were the first batch of apprentices to join a new UNRWA recycling course, and spent September and October...
An Anniversary for Engaging Youth
25 April 2014
At the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre, on the hillside south-west of the city, 12 young Palestine refugees sat together one evening to share their concerns, their dreams and their hopes for the future. It was an appropriate anniversary, as the centre’s international computer driving license (ICDL) exam centre had just...