• A patient from the Bedouin community of Nabi Samwil receives a blood sugar test during a mobile clinic consultation.  © 2021 UNRWA Photo
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    UNRWA Mobile Clinics provide vital care to Bedouin Palestine refugees during COVID-19

    The Bedouin communities of Nabi Samwil and Rashaida have lived through this dilemma since the immergence of COVID-19 in March 2020. To better serve the Palestine refugees hardest hit by access restrictions in the West Bank, UNRWA launched its first mobile clinic initiative eight years ago. And in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Agency established three mobile health clinics - serving eleven remote communities - across the West Bank.Read more
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    A day in the life of a Palestine refugee student in the West Bank

    Jalazone camp is one of 19 UNRWA Palestine refugee camps in the West Bank. The camp is adjacent to the Israeli settlement of Beit El. Fatima’s school lies just outside the camp boundary, between the camp and settlement, in Israeli controlled ‘Area C’.Read more

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UNRWA | United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

we provide assistance and protection for
some 5.7 million 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.

3.5 M Refugees Access Our Health Services

450 K Refugees Impacted by the Conflict in Syria

5.7 M Refugees covered by our protection mandate

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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