Official Statements

07 August 2022
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is deeply concerned by the events in Gaza over the last two days. Yesterday, five Palestine refugees were killed in Jabalia camp including two children who attended UNRWA schools. The...
26 July 2022
26 July 2022 Damascus A 14-year-old child was killed in Syria on 26 July, when a remnant of war which he was handling, exploded while he played with his friend on Al-Sahafa Avenue in Dera'a City, Syria. The boy, a 9th Grade student at the UNRWA Taitaba School, died after...
19 July 2022
Amman 19 July 2022 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) deeply appreciates the resolute support by the United States to its operations that contribute to the human rights and dignity of Palestine refugees. During his...
15 July 2022
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is deeply appreciative of the public affirmation of support for our work during President Biden’s trip to the region. The Biden Administration understands the importance of this...
08 July 2022
UNRWA takes seriously its responsibility to educate over half a million Palestine refugee girls and boys in strict adherence with UN humanitarian values. We have zero tolerance for hate speech and incitement to discrimination, hostility, or violence.