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UNRWA and the EU Collaborate on Education in Emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
Press Releases
Human Appeal International helps Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan
02 October 2013
Amman Human Appeal International, an Emirati NGO based in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) have signed an agreement covering the provision of in-kind assistance for Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) who have fled to Jordan. The first donation...
Press Releases
Nahed al-Mughrabi collects her cash assistance in Jaramana
30 September 2013
Khaled Ali Suleiman, a 39-year-old Palestine refugee from Syria who came to the Jaramana camp in December 2012, intends to buy school supplies for his four children using cash assistance from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Nahed al-Mughrabi, who comes from the same Damascus neighbourhood,...
Features
26 July 2013
UNRWA remains gravely concerned about the risks posed to Palestine refugee civilians in several camps in Damascus Governorate, particularly in Yarmouk, where ongoing armed conflict is reaching new peaks of intensity. To the south of Damascus city, several Palestine refugee camps and areas of residence have experienced...
Official Statements
17 July 2013
Since the destruction of Nahr el Bared Camp (NBC), Northern Lebanon, in 2007, UNRWA has provided relief assistance to 27,000 displaced persons from the camp. This has included rental and food assistance and 100% health coverage for NBC displaced persons. As with other UNRWA activities, these services have been funded...
Official Statements
26 July 2013
UNRWA remains gravely concerned about the risks posed to Palestine refugee civilians in several camps in Damascus Governorate, particularly in Yarmouk, where ongoing armed conflict is reaching new peaks of intensity.
Official Statements
16 July 2013
UNRWA expresses great sorrow at the death of another member of staff in Syria, who lost his life as a result of the ongoing conflict. Muhannad Ashmawi, born 18 July, 1974, joined UNRWA in 2007 as a school attendant. He served in two UNRWA schools in Yarmouk, where he had lived alone after sending his wife, son and...
Press Releases
23 July 2013
Conflict is increasingly encroaching on UNRWA camps with shelling and clashes continuing to take place near to and within a number of camps. A reported 8 Palestine Refugees (PR) were killed in Syria this week as a result, highlighting their unique vulnerability, with refugee camps often theatres of war.
Emergency Reports
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU),
Press Releases
17 July 2013
Since the destruction of Nahr el Bared Camp (NBC), Northern Lebanon, in 2007, UNRWA has provided relief assistance to 27,000 displaced persons from the camp. This has included rental and food assistance and 100% health coverage for NBC displaced persons.
Official Statements