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.
Mr. Mutaz Ghatash, an UNRWA teacher stands alongside the Palestinian Minister of Education, Dr. Sabri Siadam and other ministry staff members during the award ceremony of the President Mahmoud Abbas Award for Creativity and Distinction in the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Ramallah on December 15, 2018. Photo credit to Ministry of education
13 February 2019
UNRWA teachers embrace the profound responsibility of educating the next generation of Palestine refugee youth with enthusiasm. This is the story of one such teacher, Mr. Mutaz Gatasha. Making the most of limited resources, Mr. Gatasha was able to inspire such an enthusiasm...