Syria

Students at Haifa/al-Majdal School in Damascus speak to British students over Skype as part of #myvoicemyschool. November 2014 © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad
16 December 2014
This autumn, Palestine refugee students in Damascus, Beirut and Irbid linked up with students in the United Kingdom in the UNRWA school partnership project #myvoicemyschool. As the students got to know each other, they quickly developed friendships that transcended conflict and cultural differences. Craig, a student...
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A woman washes her clothes at Jaramana Camp Collective Shelter, Damascus. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 2014.
14 December 2014
Bilbao Local Council, in Spain, is donating EUR 25,000 (US$ 30,000) to purchase hygiene kits for displaced Palestine refugees in Syria. The project will help mitigate the impact of the conflict on some of the most vulnerable people in Syria. Since the beginning of the conflict in 2011, hundreds of thousands of...
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INTEL helps UNRWA expand innovative self-learning programme for children affected by regional conflicts
10 December 2014
A new partnership agreement between Intel and UNRWA will improve access to the Agency’s innovative learning materials for thousands of Palestine refugee students and teachers. With the Intel Foundation support of US$ 100,000, UNRWA will create an online portal as a central gateway for continuous education for children...
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A worker stacks food boxes at UNRWA’s central warehouse in Damascus. © UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 2014.
07 December 2014
Pamplona Local Council, in Spain, has contributed to the UNRWA Syria Response Plan with EUR 10,000 (US$ 12,000) for food assistance that will be distributed among displaced Palestine refugees in Syria. This project, ‘Contributing to Food Security of Displaced Persons in Syria’, will support UNRWA efforts to ensure...
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Students in during #myvoicemyschool activities.
03 December 2014
More than half a million Palestine refugees continue to be affected by the conflict in Syria. UNRWA aims to preserve the resilience of Palestine refugees by continuing to provide critical services and humanitarian assistance.
Emergency Reports
Protection social worker Haifa councils a Palestine refugee from Syria in Amman, October 2014.
02 December 2014
Hafsa, a seven-year-old who lost her leg during the Syrian conflict can now expect a brighter future. Last month, she was flown to USA, where she is receiving rehabilitation. This was made possible by UNRWA protection social workers and a partner organization. Only a few weeks ago, Amal was helpless and alone with...
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EU, UNICEF and UNRWA: Back-to-school kits for Palestine refugee students from Syria and Palestine refugee students in Lebanon
01 December 2014
UNRWA has held a ceremony at the Nimreen Preparatory School for Girls in Tyre to mark the beginning of the 2014/2015 school year. At the ceremony, Nimreen students received ‘back-to-school’ kits that include useful stationary items generously funded by UNICEF and the EU. This scholastic year, 38,619 Palestine refugee...
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First-place winner photo by Niraz Saied, Yarmuok camp, Syria.
26 November 2014
A timeless photograph capturing the anguish of children affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria has won first prize in the European Union-supported 2014 UNRWA youth photography competition.
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