• Palestinian refugee barber Mu’awya Wahidi, one of the 2021 May conflict survivals in the Gaza Strip.© 2022 UNRWA Photo By Mohamed Hinnawi
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    Nothing will stop me: How a Gazan barber is determined to return to his craft

    The 28th of Ramadan 2021 (10 May) was no different. Muawiyya Wahidi was on his way to open his barbershop in spite of the violence that had already started in Gaza. It would be a decision that would change his life forever.Read more
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    Be the light for Palestine refugees this Ramadan

    The holy month of Ramadan is upon us. Continue to be the light for Palestine refugees. By giving to UNRWA this Ramadan, you will help provide vital food and cash assistance to over a million Palestine refugees. Give now!
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    The European Union and UNRWA celebrate 50 years of partnership!

    The partnership between the European Union and UNRWA has evolved over time, with the EU and its Member States becoming the largest multilateral provider of international assistance to Palestine refugees. The “Education for Life” campaign celebrates 50 years of critical EU support to the Agency’s education programme
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UNRWA | United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

we provide assistance and protection for
 registered palestine refugees

Highlights

What we do

UNRWA human development and humanitarian services encompass primary and vocational education, primary health care, relief and social services, infrastructure and camp improvement, microfinance and emergency response, including in situations of armed conflict.

UNRWA IN FIGURES

UNRWA human development and humanitarian services encompass primary and vocational education, primary health care, relief and social services, infrastructure and camp improvement, microfinance and emergency response, including in situations of armed conflict.

2.8 M refugees access our health services

438 K refugees impacted by the conflict in Syria

1 M refugees in Gaza access food aid

Education is My Future

Education is the only thing that determines my future,” says Nour. “I will never be able to reach my goal without a proper education, and for this reason, I continue to bear the difficult circumstances.

Says 15-year-old Nour al-Hoda Attiah

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