education

Palestine refugee students in Syria participated in catch-up classes and recreational activities during the 2015 Summer Learning Programme, generously funded by the EU. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
Fifty-two schools across Syria offered recreational activities and catch-up classes in mathematics, Arabic, English, French, music, sports and art, designed particularly for students who have missed classes or dropped out of school as part of the UNRWA Summer Learning Programme
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With support from UNRWA and Educate A Child, Batoul was able to return to school in Lebanon. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 September 2015
In its fifth year, the Syrian conflict has devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. Equally shattered are the lives of the 560,000 Palestine refugees who called Syria home. The 67,000 Palestine refugee students enrolled in UNRWA schools before the crisis have not been spared
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2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
01 September 2015
The United States has announced a generous additional contribution of US$ 15 million to the UNRWA General Fund, which will enable the Agency to open its schools on time for the 2015/16 school year. The latest commitment brings the total US contribution to the General Fund in 2015 to US$ 165 million. The United States...
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A Palestine refugee student displaced from Syria in class, Ramallah Elementary Coed School, Shatilla Camp, Lebanon. © 2013 UNRWA Photo
31 August 2015
The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stepped forward with a generous US$ 15 million contribution in support of the critical UNRWA education programme. The pledge comes at a crucial time, as a US$ 101 million funding shortfall had put at risk the start of the school year for the 685 UNRWA schools that...
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UNRWA Schools Open On Time Thanks to US$ 15 Million Kuwaiti Pledge
28 August 2015
A generous pledge of US$ 15 million from the Government of Kuwait will help enable UNRWA to open its schools on time for the 2015/16 school year
Press Releases
28 August 2015
UNRWA has looked into a recent accusation related to offensive posts on a Facebook page claiming to represent the UNRWA Rameh School in Syria and has concluded that the Facebook page in question is an impostor page.
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