yarmouk

On 11 to 12 April, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl undertook an emergency mission to Syria. During his visit, Mr. Krähenbühl heard the personal stories of the civilians displaced from Yarmouk. Tiny Jihad Ya'qoub was born on 30 March 2015; he and his mother have received a baby kit and other essential household items from UNRWA. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 April 2015
UNRWA is seeking an immediate injection of US$ 30 million to provide life-sustaining assistance to the 18,000 civilians from Yarmouk, including 3,500 children, and those affected by conflict and displacement in other areas, during an initial 90 day rapid response.
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Civilians receive UNRWA assistance in Yalda, 16 April, 2015 ©UNRWA
16 April 2015
UNRWA continues to seek secure and unhindered access to Yarmouk itself and stands ready to expand the response in the case of further displacement from the area
Emergency Reports
Men and boys queue to receive assistance at the distribution area in Yalda, 15 April, 2015 ©UNRWA
15 April 2015
UNRWA continued to its humanitarian response to the Yarmouk crisis today, with a third distribution mission to Yalda providing humanitarian assistance to 1,000 families affected by the crisis.
Emergency Reports
A mother and child receive UNRWA food assistance at the distribution areas in Yalda, 14 April 2015. © UNRWA Photo
14 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl completed the third and final day of his mission to Syria today, 14 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General
Emergency Reports
Palestine refugees receive critical humanitarian assistance in Yalda, 13 April 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
14 April 2015
13 April 2015 | Issue No. 13 UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl completed the second day of his mission to Syria today, 13 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General. The visit is prompted by UNRWA’s deepening concerns for the safety and protection of some 18,000 Palestinian and...
Emergency Reports
Mr. Krähenbühl heard the personal stories of the civilians displaced from Yarmouk. Tiny Jihad Ya'qoub was born on 30 March 2015; he and his mother have received a baby kit and other essential household items from UNRWA. © 2015 UNRWA Photo byTaghrid Mohammad
14 April 2015
It is the individual lives at the heart of the Yarmouk story that make the imperative for humanitarian action so compelling. I encountered two such individuals on my mission to Damascus – Jihad and Mohammad -- tiny vulnerable infants who left Yarmouk in recent days, a place that was described last week by the...
Features
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visits with civilians who escaped Yarmouk last week in their temporary accommodation in Tadamon, Damascus. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
12 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl is visiting Syria today, 12 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General. The visit is prompted by UNRWA’s deepening concerns for the safety and protection of some 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian civilians, including 3,500 children, as Yarmouk...
Emergency Reports