displacement

UNRWA students walking to school in Gaza
27 November 2014
As of 25 November, 15,726 families benefited from cash support to undertake self-help shelter repairs and, if their homes are uninhabitable, from transitional shelter cash assistance.
Emergency Reports
Gaza Situation Report 70
20 November 2014
UNRWA remains extremely concerned about the slow pace of reconstruction and its ability to continue transitional shelter cash assistance and the shelter repair & reconstruction programme through 2015.
Emergency Reports
A family in their living space in Doumar shelter, Damascus. Thirteen UNRWA schools have been converted into UNRWA shelters.
19 November 2014
Managing UNRWA collective shelters requires a skilled workforce. The Agency’s collective shelters, formerly UNRWA schools, host 8,000 of the most vulnerable Palestine refugees displaced by the war in Syria
Features
19 November 2014
Palestinian refugees arriving in Lebanon from Syria are facing harsh winter conditions in the northern Bekaa Valley, where whole families have little or no means of survival.
Press Releases
Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 81
18 November 2014
16-31 October 2014 | Issue 81 Highlights On 28 October, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl addressed a conference in Berlin on the Syrian refugee situation, hosted by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In his address, Mr. Krähenbühl emphasized the unique vulnerability of Palestine refugees in Syria and...
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
13 November 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 27,163 internally displaced persons (IDPs)
Emergency Reports
06 November 2014
The Bizkaia Regional Government has donated EUR 115,000 (US$ 150,000) to support internally displaced Palestinian refugees who are food insecure in Syria. UNRWA will use these funds to distribute food to approximately 4,225 families. Each food parcel aims to cover one-third of the daily food needs of each family...
Press Releases
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
06 November 2014
28 October – 04 November | Issue 68 Highlights 18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 30,073 internally displaced persons (IDPs). Both Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings – Gaza’s main people and commercial crossings respectively – were closed by Israel. This action effectively...
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
30 October 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 32,419 internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Archives
29 October 2014
Palestine refugees, with a return to their homeland barred to them, feel vulnerable to the core of their being. We are grateful for the hospitality of the governments of Lebanon and of Jordan in hosting respectively over four hundred thousand and two million Palestine refugees for decades. But borders closed first to...
Official Statements