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29 March 2021
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...
24 March 2021
UNRWA is committed to ensuring that children are safe, protected and heard within schools and other UNRWA installations and the community at large. The Agency joined the international community in the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children and launched its own...
23 March 2021
Saida, is a Palestine refugee from the village of Barta'a in the northern West Bank. She recalls how the UNRWA mobile health team (MHT) saved the lives of two refugees from Barta’a last month. One patient was in a diabetic coma and the other had suffered severe burns on his...
15 March 2021
For the last ten years, Syria has been devastated by prolonged conflict, destroying countless lives and displacing millions. Palestine refugees, already displaced, have been among the worst affected by the crisis. Each displacement triggered by the conflict follows an...
22 February 2021
The 2019-2020 scholastic year was challenging for students and teachers the world over. In Lebanon, schools across the country closed in late February in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result, UNRWA activated its Self-Learning Programme (SLP), which allowed...