• UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini meets with His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. © 2023 UNRWA Photo
    Slider description overlay: 
    Add overlay to the slider description

    Saudi Arabia and UNRWA Renew Commitment to Palestine Refugees and Regional Peace and Stability

    In a first since 2020, UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on 28 and 29 January, upon official invitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Read more
  • UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini delivers remarks at the Press Conference following the Executive Briefing at the UN in Geneva on 24 Jan 2023. (c) 2023 UNRWA Photo
    Slider description overlay: 
    Add overlay to the slider description

    UNRWA Appeals for US$ 1.6 billion for health, education and other basic services

    Funds crucial to respond to growing needs of Palestine Refugees in a region in turmoilRead more
  • Students at UNRWA Remal Co-Ed School in Gaza back in schools after the half term holiday, Monday 23 January © 2023 UNRWA Photo
    Slider description overlay: 
    Add overlay to the slider description

    Investing In The Future Through Education of Palestine Refugees: UNRWA Marks International Day of Education

    More than 550,000 Palestine refugee children learn in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in over 700 UNRWA-run schools.  Read more
  • Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini meets with Palestine refugees and witnesses the level of damage and destruction at Palestine refugee camps on his visit to Syria. © 2023 UNRWA Photo
    Slider description overlay: 
    Add overlay to the slider description

    UNRWA Commissioner General: Rehabilitating UNRWA facilities in Syria a top priority

    UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini visited Syria from 15 to 19 January 2023, to meet Palestine refugees and Agency staff in Aleppo and Damascus.Read more
  • Upscaling under blockade: Damaged vehicles get a new lease on life
    Slider description overlay: 
    Add overlay to the slider description

    Upscaling under blockade: Damaged vehicles get a new lease on life

    After an eight-year ban on the repair of automobiles in Israel, UNRWA technicians in Gaza began to salvage spare parts from the damaged cars.Read more

UNRWA header

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.

1.9 M refugees access our health services

438 K refugees impacted by the conflict in Syria

1.2  M refugees in Gaza access food aid

HISTORIC UNRWA FILM AND PHOTO ARCHIVE

Visit the online platform for the digitized UNRWA Archive. ِAs we continue to upload digitized photographs and videos.

Here you can browse the collections, galleries, and files that you can access in this media library.

Visit Our Archive