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Students from Rafidia School for Girls, Lebanon © unrwa photo,Ahmad Mahmoud
27 November 2018
Ein El Hilweh refugee camp is home to thousands of Palestine refugees, making it the biggest camp of its kind in Lebanon
©UNRWA photo, Taghrid Mohammad.
12 October 2018
Zahra Ma’touq walks between the desks while 30 girls and boys look up at her adoringly. She bends over a desk to correct a notebook here, calmly walks over to answer a question there. Like her students, Zahra is a little nervous, and excited - his is her first day too...
Abdallah Mohammad, an old Palestine refugee receives primary health care at UNRWA health centre in Alliance, Damascus @2018  UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad.
08 October 2018
Once a successful business owner, Abdallah Mohammed lived surrounded by his family in Yarmouk refugee camp. Conflict has ravaged Syria in recent years and Abdallah lost his home.
UNRWA student Aya Abbas with Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Isber Haddad
28 August 2018
"It was because of our remarkable students that I decided to open our schools on time this week, notwithstanding a shortfall of over 200 million USD— an unprecedented deficit in UNRWA’s 70-year history" - UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl