American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) invites you to join the 2nd annual Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run (and 1 mile fun walk option) on 8 June 2013 in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity with the children of Gaza.
Bold colours and unique art techniques have been luring crowds to Al-Thakafa Street, in Amman, Jordan, where a quaint art gallery housed “Our Paintings,” the 2nd exhibition organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for...
Last week, Palestine refugee children from the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria came together to perform in a live satellite concert. Playing traditional music, the concert created solidarity among the children and friendships where none were possible in the past.
"Who would have thought that recycling can make such a difference? I can’t thank UNRWA enough for changing my little boy's life”, said the mother of 7-year-old Hadi El Khatib, a resident of Ein El Hilweh refugee camp,
In response to the high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia – the lack of red blood cells to provide oxygen throughout the body – among Palestine refugees in Lebanon, UNRWA routinely screens those with a high risk, including pregnant women and infants under a year,
It is with great distress that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of the violent deaths of five Palestine refugee children, one in Dera'a on 15 March and four others in the Damascus area on 19 March. Four of the children reportedly died as a result of the use of heavy...
Four months after the conflict in Gaza, we report from UNRWA’s health centre in Jabalia, northern Gaza, on disturbing post-traumatic stress figures from UNRWA’s Health Department. Read the painful human stories behind the statistics.
The vibrant cry of a baby burst out from a small room in the Khan Eshieh refugee camp in southern Damascus. Forced to find refuge in a shelter housing another 15 people, Mayada Yahya gave birth in a small room with no privacy.