West Bank

01 June 2015
The City Council of Zaragoza has pledged EUR 60,000 (US$ 66,372) in support of the UNRWA Mobile Mental Health Programme for 55 Bedouin communities in the West Bank.
Press Releases
12 October 2015
UNRWA is deeply alarmed by the escalating violence and widespread loss of civilian life in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel. Only robust political action can prevent the further escalation of a situation that is affecting Palestinian and Israeli civilians.
Official Statements
Dr. Mohamed Abu Lehya in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 September 2015
Thousands of patients who visit UNRWA health clinics each year are benefiting from better quality health care thanks to donors such as the United States
Israeli authorities demolished this residential structure in the Palestinian community of Al Jiftlik Abu Al Ajaj in Area C of the Occupied West Bank in April 2015. Photo: OCHA (file)
19 August 2015
On Tuesday, the Coordinator for Humanitarian and UN Development Activities for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Robert Piper, and the Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Felipe Sanchez, expressed grave concern about demolitions that were carried out yesterday by the Israeli Civil Administration in...
Press Releases
18 August 2015
The Navarra Regional Government has donated EUR 85,000 to UNRWA, which will support one mobile clinic for approximately three months in 2015. The right to health care is widely recognized by the international community, and these funds are crucial in guaranteeing that the most vulnerable Palestine refugees will have...
Press Releases
Mahmood, a young teenager growing up in Arroub camp, was shot by Israeli security forces (ISF) firing plastic-coated metal bullets last summer. Over the last several years, the use of live ammunition by the ISF in West Bank refugee camps has increased. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ruba Hafayda
14 August 2015
A year after the violent summer of 2014, the pain of their injuries lingers for many Palestine refugees in the West Bank. Mahmood is a young teenager growing up in Arroub camp. Clashes occur frequently in the camp – more than once a week – with search operations by Israeli security forces (ISF) occurring every few...