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Near al-Qazzaz intersection, Damascus, May 2013
23 January 2014
Amman On Thursday, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) organized a briefing to update a number of donor countries on the Syria Regional Crisis Response Plan, launched in December 2013 to outline the Agency’s plans to respond to the needs of Palestine refugees affected by the ongoing conflict. UNRWA...
Press Releases
OPT Emergency Appeal 2014
Year: 
2014
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“How Much Longer?”
17 January 2014
Statement by the International Humanitarian Community How much longer must children suffer from hunger? How much longer must women die in childbirth for lack of medical care? How much longer must we be barred from the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus and the many thousands of desperate and vulnerable...
Official Statements
16 January 2014
Amman The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and the International Islamic Relief Organization – Saudi Arabia (IIROSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a mutual cooperation framework to provide assistance to Palestine refugees. This agreements extends the organizations’ previous...
Press Releases
Al-Rameh collective shelter, Jaramana, December 2013
14 January 2014
Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps, with shelling and clashes continuing to take place in and nearby them. A reported but unconfirmed 50 Palestine Refugees (PR) were killed in the last three weeks as a result. UNRWA estimates over 50 per cent of registered PR are displaced in Syria or in neighbouring...
Emergency Reports
Gaza Field Update
Year: 
2013
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Syria Crisis Response Update (issue no 66)
23 December 2013
Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps with shelling and clashes continuing to take place in and nearby them. A reported 7 Palestine Refugees (PR) were killed in the last 2 weeks as a result. UNRWA estimates over 50% of registered PR are displaced in Syria or in neighbouring countries.
Emergency Reports
Palestine refugee children in Syria longing to live a normal life
19 December 2013
Amid all the violence of the conflict in Syria, now nearly three years old, the Hameed family will always remember the shell that hit their home in the Palestine refugee camp of Qabr Essit, in Damascus, on 3 July 2013. In an instant, three of the family's children - 17-year-old Ahmad, 13-year-old Omar and 10-year-old...
Features
UNRWA Launches 2014 Syria Response Plan
17 December 2013
The war in Syria is devastating the lives of over half a million Palestine refugees who have been living in exile for six decades. The UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Response Plan for 2014, published today, sets out the Agency’s interventions to strengthen the resilience of Palestine refugees, and to help them weather...
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