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
26 April 2016
Through generous funding from UNICEF, UNRWA held today the closing ceremony for the 2014-15 ‘support to school parliaments in UNRWA Schools in Lebanon’ project in Saida. The initiative consisted of training, capacity building activities and provision of small grants to School Parliaments in 41 UNRWA schools...
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
25 March 2016
I have been working [on helping the people in Nahr el-Bared camp] since 2007 when I took over my job as Secretary-General. This has been one of the top priorities for me, working together with the then Prime Minister Siniora
Official Statements
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
01 March 2016
During ceremony to honour Palestinian scholarship graduates, Palestine refugee students thanked His Excellency Seiichi Otsuka, Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, for the significant Japanese contribution to the Scholarship Fund
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
29 February 2016
In the largest ever one-time contribution to UNRWA, Japan has contributed US$ 38.21 million to UNRWA to support Palestine refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Syria
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
26 February 2016
In January 2016 UNRWA introduced adjustments to its hospitalisation policy in Lebanon to achieve greater sustainability in the Agency’s support for the Palestine refugees
Press Releases
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
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
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.

© 2015 UNRWA Photo
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