• Covid-19 response, UNRWA flash appeal for immediate needs

    Covid-19 response, UNRWA flash appeal for immediate needs

    This Flash Appeal covers the Agency’s immediate needs for a three-month period, i.e. from 1 March – 31 May 2020 (as of March2020). UNRWA recognizes that the situation is evolving rapidly and that the status of preparedness and response varies across Agency fields of operation due to differing needs and capacities. These specificities are reflected in the initial response requirements included in this appeal.Read more
  • An open letter from the Acting Commissioner-General of UNRWA to the Palestine refugee community in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Gaza, and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem,
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    An open letter from the Acting Commissioner-General of UNRWA to the Palestine refugee community

    As the Acting Commissioner-General of UNRWA, I would like to reassure you at this very challenging time that the Agency is being responsive and proactive to the evolving challenges of coronavirus (COVID-19)Read more
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    UNRWA Launches 2020 Budget Appeal for US$ 1.4 Billion

    The Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Christian Saunders, today called for a minimum of US$ 1.4 billion to fund the Agency’s essential services and assistance, including life-saving humanitarian aid and priority projects, for 5.6 million registered Palestine refugees across the Middle East for the year 2020.Read more

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UNRWA | United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

we provide assistance and protection for
some 5.5 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.

3.1 M Refugees Access Our Health Services

460 K Refugees Impacted by the Conflict in Syria

5.5 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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