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© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
06 April 2017
Originally published on 6 April 2017 in Agence Europe's Bulletin Quotidien. Original version in French by Camille-Cerise Gessant. Pierre Krähenbühl, the Commissioner General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), said...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
Despite the hardship, displacement, violence and poverty endured by UNRWA students living in Syria during a punishing conflict, they have shown strong performance against key education measurements
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl meets with Walid, an 11-year-old Palestine refugee from Neirab camp, near Aleppo in Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
04 April 2017
"As the Syria conference is about to convene in Brussels, I urge our partners to actively integrate the situation and needs of Palestine refugees in Syria - and those who fled to Lebanon and Jordan - into their funding plans," writes UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre...
Photo Courtesy of Jamie Jibberish
30 March 2017
Last month, 140 young UNRWA students from the UNRWA Caesaria School in Tyre, Lebanon, were astonished and amazed as they watched Jamie Jibberish, a humanitarian magician, perform a wide range of magic tricks
Shrouq Kassab has been lives living with her family in UNRWA Damascus Training Centre collective shelter since 2013 after being displaced multiple times. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
15 March 2017
Being a fifth-year student in the Faculty of Medicine at Damascus, 23-year-old Shrouq Kassab is energetic and hardworking, hoping to become a surgeon one day. “I am now volunteering as a doctor in the Yalda district in Damascus once a month,” she explains