Campaigns

Previous Campaigns

Weather the Storm

Winter is here and many Palestine refugees in Gaza and the West Bank, as well as Palestine refugees from Syria (including those in Lebanon and Jordan) are not ready. Exposed to the elements, they need your help to keep themselves warm this winter. Tens of thousands are still homeless in Gaza following the latest Israeli offensive; over half the Palestine refugees in Syria are displaced and all...Read more

Building Solidarity

To mark the climax of the UN’s International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, an iconic image from UNRWA’s newly digitized archive is being displayed on buildings in eight cities across the world: Bangkok, Beirut, Jakarta, Marrakesh, New York, Seville, Tokyo and Vienna. #BuildingSolidarity aims to highlight the yet unresolved plight of the Palestine refugees, who are still awaiting...Read more

#GiveForFood

For people, families and communities around the world, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of empathy, togetherness and solidarity. This Ramadan, UNRWA asks you to think of the more than 1 million Palestine refugees across the region who need help to meet their basic food requirements. Crises like the blockade of the Gaza Strip, more than three years of devastating conflict in Syria, or simply...Read more

UNRWA Photo & Film Competition: Clothes Line!

For the Palestine refugee community, the clothes line is a symbol of the chaos of life in the camp. On rooftops and balconies, under windows or between narrow alleys, residents cannot escape the ropes, placed randomly all over the camp.Read more
For Palestine refugees, the past 66 years have been marked by incredible hardship – including displacement, sometimes several times over, and violence; including poverty, sickness and hardship; including the denial of rights as basic as education or movement. But this long journey has also been marked by courage, strength and achievement in measure equal to the challenges faced, and much of that...Read more

#Let us through

On the third anniversary of Syria’s pitiless conflict, we demand immediate, secure, substantial and permanent humanitarian access for all civilians, including countless children, in Syria. In the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, the parties had shown they could come together in ways that facilitate the work of humanitarian organizations. We urge all parties on the ground to listen to the voice...Read more

World Teachers' Day

Every year on 5 October, UNRWA joins the international community in celebrating World Teachers’ Day to recognize the vital contributions that teachers make to education and development. The UNRWA education programme is one of the largest non-governmental school systems in the Middle East and is supported through generous contributions from donors, including the United States, the European Union,...Read more

My Voice – My School Autumn 2015

#myvoicemyschool, running for a second year, is an educational project linking Palestine refugee youth in Syria with their peers in England and Belgium. Through live video conversations and customized teaching materials, students and teachers explore how education can help them meet their future aspirations. Each class will define and develop an advocacy project to promote and share their ideas...Read more

#StillRefugees

For almost 70 years, Palestine refugees have faced the uncertainty of repeated conflict and displacement, with those in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza living under the heavy burden of 50 years of occupation. For decades, generations of Palestine refugees have seen their land confiscated,Read more

My Voice – My School

My Voice-My School is an education project which empowers Palestine refugee children by giving them a voice and the opportunity to communicate with their peers overseas on issues dear to them. For the last four years, it has put children at the heart of the conversation on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 ‘Quality Education’ and what it means to them.Read more