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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl meets with Walid, an 11-year-old Palestine refugee from Neirab camp, near Aleppo in Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
04 April 2017
"As the Syria conference is about to convene in Brussels, I urge our partners to actively integrate the situation and needs of Palestine refugees in Syria - and those who fled to Lebanon and Jordan - into their funding plans," writes UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre...
Photo Courtesy of Jamie Jibberish
30 March 2017
Last month, 140 young UNRWA students from the UNRWA Caesaria School in Tyre, Lebanon, were astonished and amazed as they watched Jamie Jibberish, a humanitarian magician, perform a wide range of magic tricks
Shrouq Kassab has been lives living with her family in UNRWA Damascus Training Centre collective shelter since 2013 after being displaced multiple times. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
15 March 2017
Being a fifth-year student in the Faculty of Medicine at Damascus, 23-year-old Shrouq Kassab is energetic and hardworking, hoping to become a surgeon one day. “I am now volunteering as a doctor in the Yalda district in Damascus once a month,” she explains
Ali Hussien lives in the Ariha School collective shelter in Khan Dunoun, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid
15 March 2017
Ali explains the difficulties of living in a shelter: “We live in a room with tiled walls, which makes the room colder during the winter. Sometimes, when my sister comes back from kindergarten, she cries because of the cold. I give her my jacket and I go play outside to...
Ma’moun Mersal, a Palestine refugee from Syria, managed to flee the conflict-ridden country three years ago. He now lives with his three kids, his wife and his mother in Beqaa Valley, Lebanon. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christien van den Brink
15 March 2017
Ma’moun Mersal, a Palestine refugee from Syria, managed to flee the conflict-ridden country three years ago. He travelled to Lebanon with his three kids, his wife and his mother