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UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi
07 November 2013
The Palestinian refugee question remains at the heart of the quest for peace in the Middle East. Like refugees from other protracted conflict situations, Palestine refugees continue to be living proof of a conflict unresolved across generations
Official Statements
Singer Mohammad Assaf receives donation on behalf of UNRWA
05 November 2013
Dr. Majd Naji, the Director of Liberty Dental Clinic hands UNRWA Regional Youth Ambassador Mohammed Assaf 100,000 UAE Dirhams in support of Palestine refugees. The ceremony was attended by Margot Ellis, Deputy Commissioner-General of UNRWA, and Mr. Peter Ford, Representative of the Commissioner-General in the Arab...
Features
Irish Minister of State Visits UNRWA in Lebanon
09 October 2013
Irish Minister of State for Development and Trade Joe Costello visited the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Lebanon on 7 October 2013 to discuss the challenges facing the Agency, in particular those due to the influx of Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS). Following this visit, he continued on to...
Press Releases
UNRWA and Japan Celebrate Partnership
08 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is grateful to the Government of Japan for a generous contribution of US$ 5 million to help the Agency continue responding to the emergency caused by the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Press Releases
Arab and Other Donors Vow Increased Support for UNRWA
27 September 2013
Partners have pledged support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) at a Ministerial meeting held in the margins of the UN General Assembly.
Press Releases
Saudi Arabia Contributes US$ 10M for Palestine Refugees from Syria
10 September 2013
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has responded to the Syria Appeal of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) with a generous donation of US$ 10 million, through its Saudi Fund for Development. The ongoing conflict in Syria is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps, and the Agency...
Press Releases
UNRWA and Japan Complete Rehousing Project in Gaza
09 September 2013
In Khan Younis, Makoto Honda, Deputy Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, and Robert Turner, Director of Operations in Gaza for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), inaugurated 226 new shelters, built for over 1,200 Palestine refugees whose homes were demolished or damaged beyond repair...
Press Releases
Belgium Contributes US$ 8M to Support Palestine Refugees
05 September 2013
The Kingdom of Belgium has announced a new contribution of EUR 6 million (US$ 8 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The latest contribution has been made to the Agency’s General Fund, which supports the vital services that UNRWA provides to some 5...
Press Releases
Saudi Campaign Supports Food Assistance for Displaced Palestine Refugees in Jordan
29 August 2013
With the support of a generous contribution from the Saudi Campaign for the Relief of the Syrian People, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) was able to provide valuable support, during the month of Ramadan, to Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) who had fled to Jordan. The Saudi...
Press Releases
21 August 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is grateful to the Spanish local governments of Zaragoza and of Asturias for their generous support to UNRWA programmes. Zaragoza City Council, an UNRWA supporter since 2006, has made a contribution of EUR 80,000 (US$ 107,000)...
Press Releases