Syria

UNRWA and ANERA Expand Cooperation in Lebanon
21 November 2013
Ann Dismorr, Director of Affairs in Lebanon for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) met on 21 November 2013 with Bill Corcoran, President and CEO of the American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)
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UNRWA Construction Projects in Gaza “Ground to a Halt”  Outgoing Commissioner General warns of “further conflict” unless “human security” is addressed
19 November 2013
The outgoing Commissioner General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, has warned that 19 out of 20 UNRWA construction projects in Gaza have “ground to a halt”.
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UNRWA needs over $40 million, Commissioner-General says
13 November 2013
"UNRWA is working in an emergency mode almost everywhere in the region where it operates," UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi tells UN Radio.
Features
07 November 2013
The regional government of Castilla La Mancha, in Spain, has provided valuable support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in its efforts to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. With a donation of EUR 62,000 (US$ 84,000), Castilla La Mancha...
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Safe and Dignified Cash Assistance in Lebanon
06 November 2013
For the first time in Lebanon, Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) don’t need to wait in lines or visit distribution centres to receive cash assistance. Those who have recorded their details with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) need only stop by any ATM across the country to withdraw their cash.
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Education Above All for Palestine Refugees from Syria
31 October 2013
Doha A new agreement with the Educate a Child (EAC) programme of the Education Above All Foundation, signed in Doha, Qatar, will help the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) provide emergency education support to over 67,000 Palestine refugee children from Syria,...
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A War on Development: Second Report on Impact of Syria Conflict
30 October 2013
In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the Syrian Center for Policy Research and with important support from the European Union (EU), UNRWA has issued the second in a series of quarterly socioeconomic monitoring reports on the crisis in Syria.
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01 October 2013
Reflecting its commitment to education as a vital investment in the human development of Palestine refugees, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has published the results of a comprehensive study on students who drop out of school and the reasons for which they do so.
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