German Development Bank and UNRWA signe EUR 25m in agreementsto support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon

German Development Bank supports Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon

15 December 2014
The German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA signed two agreements worth a total of EUR 25 million ($ 31.3 million) to support Palestine refugees in Gaza and Lebanon. EUR 20 million ($ 25 million) provided by KfW on behalf of the Government of Germany will fund cash assistance for temporary shelter, as well as major...
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Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 82

03 December 2014
More than half a million Palestine refugees continue to be affected by the conflict in Syria. UNRWA aims to preserve the resilience of Palestine refugees by continuing to provide critical services and humanitarian assistance.
Emergency Reports
EU, UNICEF and UNRWA: Back-to-school kits for Palestine refugee students from Syria and Palestine refugee students in Lebanon

EU, UNICEF and UNRWA provide back-to-school kits for Palestine refugee students from Lebanon

01 December 2014
UNRWA has held a ceremony at the Nimreen Preparatory School for Girls in Tyre to mark the beginning of the 2014/2015 school year. At the ceremony, Nimreen students received ‘back-to-school’ kits that include useful stationary items generously funded by UNICEF and the EU. This scholastic year, 38,619 Palestine refugee...
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Reverse osmosis water plant inaugurated in Burj Barajneh camp
28 November 2014
UNRWA has inaugurated a new reverse osmosis water plant in Burj Barajneh camp, Beirut. The plant will improve the quantity, quality and affordability of water in the camp, as well as access to potable water. This development forms part of UNRWA efforts to enhance water services for communities in Palestine Refugee...
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19 November 2014
Palestinian refugees arriving in Lebanon from Syria are facing harsh winter conditions in the northern Bekaa Valley, where whole families have little or no means of survival.
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Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 81
18 November 2014
16-31 October 2014 | Issue 81 Highlights On 28 October, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl addressed a conference in Berlin on the Syrian refugee situation, hosted by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In his address, Mr. Krähenbühl emphasized the unique vulnerability of Palestine refugees in Syria and...
Emergency Reports
UNRWA Advisory Commission, 17 November 2014
17 November 2014
At the biannual Advisory Commission meeting, UNRWA Commissioner-General describes the situation of Palestine refugee communities as unsustainable.
Official Statements
31 October 2014
Lebanon The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in collaboration with Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) celebrated World Teachers' Day 2014 with an event at UNESCO Palace in Beirut themed ‘Invest in the Future, Invest in Teachers!’ More than 250 people attended the ceremony, including...
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Abdul Nasser Al Saadi/UNRWA Archives
19 September 2014
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme in Lebanon with a generous new donation of US$ 300,000 to address the urgent needs of children with disabilities. This amount is in addition to the US$ 80,000 that UNICEF has already contributed to the UNRWA Assistive...
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Dar al Musawwir
11 September 2014
A high-level donor visit took place yesterday to Nahr el Bared Palestine Refugee Camp in Northern Lebanon. The field visit, organized by UNRWA Lebanon, was the first donor visit to Nahr el Bared for over a year. The delegation included, the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Angelina Eichhorst,...
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