food assistance

Fatima receives UNRWA food assistance at the Alliance Distribution Centre in Damascus. It helps her family of seven meet their minimum nutritional needs. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 June 2015
Food assistance provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), made possible by generous funding from the United Arab Emirates, is a crucial source of sustenance for Fatima and her six children. The family is among the 480,000 Palestine refugees in Syria who rely on UNRWA to provide for their minimum...
Features
07 April 2015
The conflict in Syria, now in its fifth year, continues to have a disastrous impact on the civilians in the country. Palestine refugees remain particularly vulnerable and have been disproportionately affected by the conflict
Press Releases
UNRWA distribution of food parcels continue for 6,000 families in Yalda, 16 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
17 February 2016
UNRWA continued food distributions for a fourth consecutive day in Yalda. An additional 1,200 families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk received a 35 kg food parcel containing a range of basic commodities. A total of 4,500 families, 75 per cent of the total targeted population in the area, have received food...
Emergency Reports
UNRWA carries out a third day of food parcel distributions. Yalda, 15 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
16 February 2016
On 15 February, UNRWA sustained a third consecutive day of food distributions in Yalda. An additional 1,200 families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk received a 35 kg food parcel containing a range of basic commodities. A total of 3,300 families, over 50 per cent of the total targeted population in the area...
Emergency Reports
Civilians receiving food assistance, Yalda, 14 February. © 2016 UNRWA
15 February 2016
On 14 February, UNRWA continued food distributions in Yalda for a second day, following an interruption of over six months. An additional 1,200 families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk each received a 35 kg food parcel containing a range of basic commodities. A total of 2,100 families have received food...
Emergency Reports
Civilians queue to register for food assistance, Yalda, 13 February 2016 © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 February 2016
On 13 February, 2016, UNRWA conducted its first distribution of food assistance in Yalda since June, 2015. Nine hundred families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk were provided with food parcels.
Emergency Reports
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
11 February 2016
UNRWA is set to launch nutritionally-improved food assistance baskets for all 960,000 beneficiaries who are scheduled to receive food assistance who are scheduled to receive food assistance from the Agency during the April-June food distribution round.
Emergency Reports
Khan Dunoun, Syria. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
01 February 2016
The Government of Italy has donated EUR 1 million (US$ 1.09 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to support Palestine refugees in Syria, as they continue to cope with the worst humanitarian crisis in decades. As part of the assistance provided in response to the crisis in Yarmouk in April...
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