UNRWA students, teachers and parents join together to celebrate Human Rights Day
10 December 2014
A fluffy yellow die is thrown and a crowd of seventh-grade girls huddle around a giant Chutes and Ladders board, eager to see where the next move will take them. But instead of landing on a chute, or a ladder, the board piece lands on a white square that names a right – the...
Protection social worker Haifa councils a Palestine refugee from Syria in Amman, October 2014.
02 December 2014
Hafsa, a seven-year-old who lost her leg during the Syrian conflict can now expect a brighter future. Last month, she was flown to USA, where she is receiving rehabilitation. This was made possible by UNRWA protection social workers and a partner organization. Only a few...
Princess Basma of Jordan visits UNRWA Faculty of Educational Science and Arts
28 November 2014
Princess Basma of Jordan complimented UNRWA staff and students on their “spirit of enthusiasm and commitment” during a courtesy visit to the Agency’s Faculty of Educational Science and Arts (FESA) in Amman on 29 October 2014. Arrayed in traditional Palestinian wear, excited...
Advisory Commission members visit Jordan field
19 November 2014
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Advisory Commission conducted a field visit to Jordan Field on 19 November 2014 for AdCom Members. During the visit, the AdCom members received a briefing by Mr. Roger Davies, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, at Area Office in...
A family in their living space in Doumar shelter, Damascus. Thirteen UNRWA schools have been converted into UNRWA shelters.
19 November 2014
Managing UNRWA collective shelters requires a skilled workforce. The Agency’s collective shelters, formerly UNRWA schools, host 8,000 of the most vulnerable Palestine refugees displaced by the war in Syria