Lebanon

Two teenage girls from Yarmouk get ready to prepare to sit for national exams, Palestine Institute School, May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 June 2015
Alaa still remembers the day she was forced to flee Syria. “When I visualize the old days of violence in Kafr Battna, Damascus, I cannot believe I am still alive,” she says. “The walls of our house were tumbling down as we fled. It is like a nightmare.” Like many other young Palestine refugees who ran from Syria to...
Features
15 January 2016
Over the past few days there have been a range of reactions to the move by UNRWA to adapt its hospitalization support in Lebanon. The reasons for this adjusted policy include increasing support for tertiary care and alleviating the burden of costly surgical operations
Official Statements
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20 November 2015
In Lebanon, UNRWA is partnering with the National Institution of Social Care and Vocational Training for the development and delivery of specialized community-oriented sensitization sessions relating to mental health and psychosocial support
Press Releases
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This first issue of the LMRD Quarterly Update aims at providing a glimpse on the complementary schemes to addressing the country-related challenges facing Palestine refugee youth in accessing the Lebanese labour market.

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30 October 2015
UNRWA, with the support of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), held a ceremony at the Wadi El Hawareth School in Beqaa to mark the beginning of the 2015/16 scholastic year at UNRWA schools
Press Releases
Shelter of the Maashouk Hassan family in Tyre, southern Lebanon, 21 May 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Kate Brooks
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The “Profiling vulnerability of Palestine refugees from Syria living in Lebanon” report is a multi-sectorial analysis of the vulnerability experienced by the Palestine Refugees from Syria [PRS] according to the following sectors: economic; education; food-security; health; protection; non

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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
Features
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  • Through the generous support of the donor community the Agency was able to avoid this and is taking measures to ensure that this situation is prevented in the future.
  • In July 2015, UNRWA was forced to suspend the cash for housing assistance to Palestinian Refugees from Syria (PRS
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