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Mohammad, displaced from Yarmouk, attends support classes at the UNRWA Palestine School in Damascus. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
26 May 2017
UNRWA helped 297 students from Yarmouk and Lebanon traveled to the Alliance Quarter in Damascus and provided them with room and board to attend the UNRWA support classes running throughout the duration of the ninth-grade national exam from 14 through 25 May
Students at the Jalazone Basic School watch a performance by ‘Clowns 4 Care’. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
25 May 2017
Some 2,500 Palestine refugee students from UNRWA schools in the West Bank enjoyed a clown show performance by the Danish organization ‘Clowns 4 Care’
Aya at reconstructed UNRWA primary school of Battir. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Jamal Mustafa
20 May 2017
I urge the international community to redouble their efforts in order to bridge the remaining gap and ensure that the refugees from Nahr el-Bared can live in dignity and return to their homes in the camp as soon as possible
Mahmoud Hamoudeh making Falafel in his shop in Nahr el-Bared camp, Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
19 May 2017
Sights and smells evoke memories of the past. This is very much the case when you enter Mahmoud Hamoudeh’s shop in Nahr el-Bared camp in Lebanon, where the smell of freshly fried falafel welcomes you. In his newly reconstructed shop, the smell that used to waft through his...
UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
19 May 2017
“Our microfinance work is a rare but significant example of hope in conflict-torn Syria,” says UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl