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UNRWA joins the rest of the world on this World Health Day in the midst of a crisis without precedent in living memory as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to circle around the globe. It is a virus that is ‘menacing the whole of humanity’, as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said, and ‘the whole of humanity must fight back.’ UNRWA today celebrates all the Agency’s staff members and...Read more

covid_19

UNRWA launched a US$ 94.6 million COVID-19 Appeal. This funding is required by the Agency to mitigate the worst impacts of the pandemic on 5.6 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East until the end of December 2020, with aspecial focus on health, cash assistance and education. For more information, Click here . During this unprecedented health challenge, the Palestine refugee...Read more

UNRWA is 70 years old

On 8 December 2019, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) will be seventy years old. Following the Arab-Israeli conflict of 1948, UNRWA was established by the United Nations General Assembly to carry out direct relief and works programmes for Palestine refugees. Today, some 5.5 million Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of...Read more

back to school 2019

On June 25, two UNRWA students, Hanan and Hatem, addressed a large number of representatives of the United Nations General Assembly, its President and the UN Secretary-General on behalf of 532,000 fellow students from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza. They spoke on behalf of the high achievers and those who struggle; for those who take risks every day...Read more

#4Syria

UNRWA PROVIDES HUMANITARIAN AND DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE TO PALESTINE REFUGEES IN SYRIA WHEREVER THEY ARE: IN BESIEGED AREAS, ACTIVE CONFLICT ZONES OR CALM REGIONS.Read more

 #JustSolution

Sixty-five years ago, UNRWA began providing relief to 700,000 newly-displaced Palestine refugees. Created as a temporary agency until a just and durable solution was achieved, the UNRWA mandate was set to expire in one year.Read more