• Asmaa and her child in front of their home in Jordan. © 2021 UNRWA Photo
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    Life as a Refugee... Asmaa Robin’s Story of Displacement Ten Years on

    The protracted conflict in Syria has severely impacted Palestine refugees who had sought shelter in the country after their displacement from historic Palestine in 1948. The now 10-year conflict has resulted in most losing their homes and livelihoods. More than 60 per cent of their community has experienced prolonged multiple internal displacements over the years.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

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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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