displacement

Nov. 27, 2013, Beqaa Valley. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahed
22 May 2015
UNRWA has been forced to suspend monthly cash assistance for housing to Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) living in Lebanon. Starting July 2015, more than 43,000 Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon who receive monthly cash assistance of US$ 100 per family towards housing and US$ 27 per person towards food will...
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Displaced civilians receive UNRWA food assistance in Yalda, 21 May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
22 May 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today, continuing a second round of food assistance for civilians displaced from Yarmouk. Humanitarian activities continue in Tadamoun, to the north-east.
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Yarmouk Situation Update 31
20 May 2015
UNRWA personnel established a distribution point in Yalda, serving displaced civilians in the three areas of Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham, to the south-east of Yarmouk. A total of 1,200 families were provided with food parcels and 3,000 packets of bread were distributed. Fresh and dry food sufficient to provide a...
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UN Officials: Israel must halt plans to transfer Palestinian Bedouins
20 May 2015
The Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, James W. Rawley, and the Director of UNRWA Operations West Bank, Felipe Sanchez, expressed their grave concern today that Israel is rapidly advancing plans to transfer Palestinian Bedouins in the central West Bank from their current communities.
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Yarmouk Situation Update 30
20 May 2015
UNRWA personnel established a distribution point in Yalda, serving displaced civilians in the three areas of Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham, to the south-east of Yarmouk. A total of 1,200 families were provided with food parcels and 3,000 packets of bread were distributed.
Emergency Reports
Yarmouk Situation Update 29
19 May 2015
UNRWA personnel established a distribution point in Yalda today, serving displaced civilians in the three areas of Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham, to the south-east of Yarmouk. A total of 1,111 families were provided with food parcels and 3,000 packets of bread were distributed.
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Children queue for the UNRWA medical point in Yalda, 17 May, 2015 ©UNRWA
18 May 2015
17 May 2015 | Issue 28 UNRWA continued humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today. The UNRWA team provided essential health services, vaccinations, dental services, fresh water and child nutritional supplements contributed by WFP and UNICEF. Humanitarian activities continue in Tadamoun, to the north...
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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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