25 year-old Lamess Lolowith her 10 day-old baby Riyad visit with their doctor at an UNRWA health centre in Gaza. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
08 May 2019
Health is fundamental to human development. It is also a sector where change and challenges are constant. Every year brings new technological and scientific advances, new risks and threats to public health, and ever greater societal expectations for higher standards of...
© 2019 UNRWA Photo by Melanie Hyde
08 April 2019
It was about 3:00 am on 7 March 2019 when Adham smelled tear gas creeping through the narrow alleyway leading up to his home in Dheisheh camp in the occupied West Bank. A father to three small children, Adham ran to his bedroom to wake his wife, where she slept with their...
A parents’ awareness raising session in UNRWA Mamounia Elementary Co-ed School in Gaza, as part of an Education in Emergencies project funded by Belgium. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Hussein Jaber
27 March 2019
In December 2018, as part of an Education in Emergencies project, the UNRWA education programme in Gaza held an awareness-raising session for some 1,744 parents across 17 schools in the Gaza Strip.
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...