Dr. Dorothee Klaus, the Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, stands next to the Governor of Amman, His Excellency Khaled Abu Zaid, and the UNRWA Chief Area Officer in South Amman, Nidal Ahmad, who organized the event. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Hannington Muyenje
02 July 2015
On 26 May, clad in their well-pressed uniforms, members of the Amman Governorate Police and law enforcement bodies arrived one by one at the campus theatre hall of the Amman Training Centre (ATC) in South Amman. This was the second time UNRWA was honouring law enforcement...
Refugee girls in the UNRWA Zaitoun Preparatory Girls B School in Gaza City hold up their drawings in which they express their dreams and hopes for the future. © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmad AlMuqadma
02 July 2015
On their last day of exams on 28 May 2015, over 500 refugee children across the Gaza Strip have drawn messages in which they express their dreams and hopes for the future. The drawings are part of the UNRWA #SOS4Gaza Ramadan campaign – launched on 19 June – and will be put...
UNRWA students in Jordan at a TOMS' shoes distribution. © 2015 UNRWA Photo Daniela White
29 June 2015
For some Palestine refugee families with low household incomes, acquiring a new pair of shoes often means forfeiting other basic needs. “Purchasing new shoes for my children means we have to go without other essential needs,” said Hala, a mother of five. Hala’s family is...
Qamar returns to school after attending catch-up classes at the 2014 UNRWA Summer Learning Programme. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
26 June 2015
“I was living in Yarmouk Camp and I had to flee my house,” says 11-year-old Qamar. “I was in the third grade when I left.” Like many Palestine refugee children from Syria, Qamar’s education was abruptly interrupted by the conflict.
Ramadan Charity Bazaar in Damascus. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
25 June 2015
The hustle and bustle of eager shoppers filled al-Mashraqa restaurant in Damascus on 7 June for the annual bazaar in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan.