West Bank

Hikers walk alongside Jamil, Sahari tour guide, as he leads them through Wadi Mukalak and surrounding areas during a 4 hour hike. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ruba Hafayda
13 May 2015
A group of Bedouin youth living in the desert of Palestine have created an eco-tourism initiative to support their community.
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Heiaf (right) taking part in the Health Camp Initiative. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ruba Hafayda
29 April 2015
No one likes to live among garbage. But in the overcrowded Shu’fat refugee camp in the West Bank, UNRWA sanitation services are stretched to the limit and garbage piles up in the street. Toxic fumes from burning trash hang in their air.
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Nagham, Raghad, Maram, Safa’ and Ihssan won first place in an educational robotics competition in the West Bank last month. They will be participating for the third year in a row in the Arab League robotics competition in Jordan! Generous support from donors like the USA makes it possible for UNRWA to provide high quality education to Palestine refugees. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Awtan Khalawi
22 April 2015
“I am now aware of the importance of every minute, I appreciate time more. Before this experience I didn’t manage time well,” says Ihssan, an eighth grade student at the UNRWA Qattaneh Girls School in the West Bank.
Features
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
22 April 2016
The Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA continue with their project, ‘Social Sports Schools in the ocupied Palestinian territory (Gaza and West Bank)’
Press Releases
Photo courtesy of Nidal al-Krunz
14 April 2016
In the narrow alleys of Arroub refugee camp in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, 35-year-old Nidal al-Krunz is a young Palestine refugee who spends most of his time in a small, cluttered workshop manufacturing cinematic and television filming equipment
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The following observations are provided in the context of proceedings that are pending before the Israeli High Court relating to punitive demolitions in the Kalandia Palestine refugee camp and in view of the questions that were raised in these proceedings that relate to UNRWA, its role and...

Photo by OCHA
07 April 2016
UNRWA condemns today’s large scale home demolitions by the Israeli Authorities in the Bedouin refugee community of Um al Khayr in the South Hebron Hills. As a result, 31 Palestine refugees, including 16 children, were made homeless. This community has endured several rounds of demolitions and often faced harassment...
Official Statements
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
29 February 2016
In the largest ever one-time contribution to UNRWA, Japan has contributed US$ 38.21 million to UNRWA to support Palestine refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Syria
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
17 February 2016
UNRWA and the Lajee Center inaugurated the first ever child-friendly spaces – a football pitch and a playground – in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
09 February 2016
UNRWA and the Islamic Development Bank inaugurated the UNRWA Qalqilya Basic Girls’ School in Qalqilya, located in the northern West Bank
Press Releases