Syria

© UNRWA Archives
05 November 2014
The Director of UNRWA in Syria, Michael Kingsley-Nyinah, has called the rehabilitation of an UNRWA school and community centre in Qabr Essit camp, Syria, “a symbol of the steadfast resilience of Palestinians”.
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© MFA of Finland
31 October 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has made his first official visit in office to Finland,
Press Releases
UNRWA Archives
29 October 2014
To the rhythm of traditional Palestinian songs, displaced Palestine refugee students gathered on October 16 at the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre to celebrate World Teachers Day. They expressed their appreciation for the valuable contributions UNRWA teachers have made to their lives, as well as honouring retiring...
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UNRWA Archives
29 October 2014
When UNRWA staff first re-entered the Palestine refugee camp Qabr Essit last year, they were overwhelmed by the scale of destruction
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UNRWA Archives
29 October 2014
Palestine refugees, with a return to their homeland barred to them, feel vulnerable to the core of their being. We are grateful for the hospitality of the governments of Lebanon and of Jordan in hosting respectively over four hundred thousand and two million Palestine refugees for decades. But borders closed first to...
Official Statements
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ECHO contributes €1.9 million for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria and Jordan

28 October 2014
The EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is donating €1.9 million ($2.4 million) to provide cash assistance to Palestine refugees in Syria and Jordan who have been displaced by the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Press Releases
UNRWA Archives
28 October 2014
More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria.
Emergency Reports
Taghrid Mohammad/UNRWA Archives
17 October 2014
“Without the cash assistance we receive we would be lost,” says double amputee Imad Ali Mdardas. Like the majority of Palestine refugees living in Syria, Imad and his family have been left in desperate circumstances by the ongoing armed conflict. Before escaping the besieged area of Yarmouk in Damascus, Imad could not...
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UNRWA Archives
13 October 2014
Despite shared sorrow and loss, displaced Palestine refugees in Damascus were able to celebrate the recent Eid al-Adha feast thanks to a donation from Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Canada. Eid al-Adha is the second most significant holiday in the Muslim calendar. The festival commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim'...
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