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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...
12 February 2021
When 20-year-old Ghada Zaki Krayem pulls into a new job site, jaws drop. Unperturbed, she marches up with her drill and toolbox and gets to work installing solar panels.