• The General Assembly votes on a Report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The report was adopted with 165 votes in favour, 2 against and 9 abstentions. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

    Immense support for the renewal of the UNRWA mandate at the UN General Assembly

    The United Nations General Assembly voted on December 13, 2019 to extend the mandate of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) until 2023.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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