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Fatmeh holds a photo of her son Baha’a, who was killed in a mortar attack in Syria last year. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Muhammad
20 March 2019
At just 14 years-old Baha’a Mohammed’s life was cut tragically short. He was forced to flee his home twice
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl meets with a Palestine refugee student in Syria. © 2018 UNRWA Photo
14 March 2019
Op-ed by Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) When last visiting the Yarmouk refugee camp, in Damascus, I was confronted with a scale of devastation unlike anything I had witnessed before in...
© 2019 UNRWA Photo
14 March 2019
The family’s only income is UNRWA cash assistance. UNRWA operates one of the largest cash assistance programmes in an active conflict setting anywhere in the world
Maha Hajjaj collects some herbs and vegetables from the organic rooftop garden in Burj Barajneh, an initiative complementary to the Soufra catering service. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Rabie Akel
12 March 2019
Aromatic parsley, burgeoning red-leaf lettuce and fragrant, fresh mint – these are just a few of the herbs and vegetables flourishing in an organic rooftop garden in the most unlikely of places:
UNRWA student in Lebanon, Khaled Safouri behind his Braille book at class.© 2019 UNRWA Photo by Abeer Noof
04 March 2019
I have a strong attachment to education. It is the only way for us to build a better future.