“When the explosion happened, I was scared,” says Hasan, a Palestine refugee from Syria now living in Beirut, to his peers in England over Skype. “I thought it was the end of the world. I couldn’t see anything in front of me.”
With the generous support of the British Embassy to Lebanon, the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (South and North Campuses) held two graduation ceremonies for the 314 Palestine refugee students from Lebanon and Syria who completed short-term vocational training courses at the Centre in 2016
With the support from Tkiyet Um Ali organization and the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization for Relief and Development, UNRWA was able to distribute frozen meat to approximately 4,200 Palestine refugees across the Gaza Strip
Yasmin Sweid, Ahmad Ajan and Mustafa Ramadan are among the 450, 000 Palestine refugees registered with UNRWA in Syria and among those who have remained there throughout the war. Over the past five years, they have been confronted with some of the worst effects of the conflict such as besiegement, internal displacement...
The Minister-President of Flanders and Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage, Geert Bourgeois, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a new multi-year agreement for 2016-2018