Yarmouk

UNRWA distribution of food parcels continue for 6,000 families in Yalda, 16 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
17 February 2016
UNRWA continued food distributions for a fourth consecutive day in Yalda. An additional 1,200 families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk received a 35 kg food parcel containing a range of basic commodities. A total of 4,500 families, 75 per cent of the total targeted population in the area, have received food...
Emergency Reports
UNRWA carries out a third day of food parcel distributions. Yalda, 15 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
16 February 2016
On 15 February, UNRWA sustained a third consecutive day of food distributions in Yalda. An additional 1,200 families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk received a 35 kg food parcel containing a range of basic commodities. A total of 3,300 families, over 50 per cent of the total targeted population in the area...
Emergency Reports
Civilians receiving food assistance, Yalda, 14 February. © 2016 UNRWA
15 February 2016
On 14 February, UNRWA continued food distributions in Yalda for a second day, following an interruption of over six months. An additional 1,200 families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk each received a 35 kg food parcel containing a range of basic commodities. A total of 2,100 families have received food...
Emergency Reports
Civilians queue to register for food assistance, Yalda, 13 February 2016 © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 February 2016
On 13 February, 2016, UNRWA conducted its first distribution of food assistance in Yalda since June, 2015. Nine hundred families from Yalda, Babila, Beit Saham and Yarmouk were provided with food parcels.
Emergency Reports
Palestine refugees crowd the main street of Yarmouk in February 2014, for the first UNRWA food distribution after six months of siege. ©UNRWA.
01 February 2016
It is now two years since the iconic photo of thousands of bewildered, besieged civilians in the Palestine refugee camp of Yarmouk, Damascus was taken. Traumatized and drained of all emotion, children, women, the sick, the elderly, the dying waited in the besieged camp for food from UNRWA, the UN agency mandated to...
Official Statements
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In the third quarter, UNRWA was forced to temporarily suspend operations and services in Dera’a City following a significant escalation of violence as armed confrontations prevented staff and refugees from safely accessing the UNRWA area office and other facilities. Humanitarian access to...

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Yarmouk and Yalda: All UNRWA operations in Yarmouk remain suspended, with no missions possible during September. The last UNRWA mission inside Yarmouk took place on 28 March 2015. In September, UNRWA was permitted to conduct six missions to Yalda, where many Palestine refugees from Yarmouk have...

A child waits outside the UNRWA health point in Yalda. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities. UNRWA medical personnel established a health point in Yalda, treating 320 patients over the course of the day. This included 3 suspected cases of typhoid.
Emergency Reports
An UNRWA doctor examines a patient in Yalda, 21 September 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
22 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities.
Emergency Reports
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, August 2015
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Yarmouk: Humanitarian access to Yarmouk and adjacent areas remains extremely constrained. In August 2015, UNRWA was authorized to conduct four humanitarian missions, limited to providing basic health care in Yalda, where many Palestine refugees from Yarmouk have been displaced....