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covid_19

UNRWA has developed an Agency-wide COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan. This plan is based on WHO guidelines. It defines eight (8) priority steps and actions (8 pillars). Actions taken, relevant to UNRWA operations and services, are based on this structure. During this unprecedented health challenge, the Palestine refugee community can be among the most affected due to living in...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

International Women's Day 2015

On International Women’s Day 2015, UNRWA is celebrating ‘Everyday Heroines’ by focusing on our women staff on the front lines.Read more

#Syria5Years

Living in contested areas, facing high poverty rates and experiencing tenuous living conditions in Lebanon and Jordan, the 560,000 Palestine refugees of Syria have suffered greatly in the crisis over the last five years. The timeline below tells their story through a humanitarian lens.Read more