Syria

Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Vice Chairman and Managing Director H.E. Eng. Yousef Ibrahim Al-Bassam (second from left) and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (second from right) during the signing ceremony. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
20 May 2015
The Government of Saudi Arabia has signed seven agreements totaling US$ 111.5 million in assistance for Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
Press Releases
Yarmouk Situation Update 30
20 May 2015
UNRWA personnel established a distribution point in Yalda, serving displaced civilians in the three areas of Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham, to the south-east of Yarmouk. A total of 1,200 families were provided with food parcels and 3,000 packets of bread were distributed.
Emergency Reports
Yarmouk Situation Update 29
19 May 2015
UNRWA personnel established a distribution point in Yalda today, serving displaced civilians in the three areas of Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham, to the south-east of Yarmouk. A total of 1,111 families were provided with food parcels and 3,000 packets of bread were distributed.
Emergency Reports
Children queue for the UNRWA medical point in Yalda, 17 May, 2015 ©UNRWA
18 May 2015
17 May 2015 | Issue 28 UNRWA continued humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today. The UNRWA team provided essential health services, vaccinations, dental services, fresh water and child nutritional supplements contributed by WFP and UNICEF. Humanitarian activities continue in Tadamoun, to the north...
Emergency Reports
Yalda, April 2015. © UNRWA 2015 Photo
15 May 2015
April 2015 | Issue 87 More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve refugees' resilience through the continuation of UNRWA services and humanitarian assistance. For a more detailed overview, see the Agency's 2015 Syria regional crisis...
Emergency Reports
An UNRWA doctor examines a young infant in Yalda, May, 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
13 May 2015
UNRWA medical personnel established a mobile health point, treating 425 patients over the course of the day. Three cases of hepatitis A were detected and treated. Eight children were administered with vaccines, while 2 out of 76 children under five years old were found to be moderately malnourished. One child was...
Emergency Reports
UNRWA continues humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham. © 2015 UNRWA photo
12 May 2015
UNRWA continued humanitarian operations in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham today. The UNRWA team provided essential health services, vaccinations and child nutritional supplements contributed by WFP and UNICEF. Humanitarian activities continue in Tadamoun, to the north-east.
Emergency Reports