Like all grade 1 children in their first year at school, seven-year-old Arafat is working hard to master the foundational skills of reading and writing. This is slightly more challenging for Arafat, who has cerebral palsy – for him, holding and gripping a pencil can be very difficult
Twenty-six-year-old Palestine refugee Hala Mahmoud Mesmih was born with a severe hearing impairment. Although this made it difficult for her to communicate, she attended a regular UNRWA school until the age of 10, when her sense of hearing deteriorated further
UNRWA and the Norwegian Refugee Council held their second regional meeting in Amman from 27 to 28 October 2015 to review the progress to date on the regional Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two agencies and explore ways to further strengthen the partnership in order to ensure quality education for...
The conflict in Syria has progressively encroached on Palestine refugee camps and communities since 2011, with mass displacement, closure of UNRWA schools, and horrific levels of armed violence affecting both students and teachers