Official Statements

07 April 2020
Letter to Staff on World Health Day In the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) UNRWA staff are on the frontlines I address you on this World Health Day in the midst of a crisis without precedent in living memory as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to circle around...
22 March 2020
Further to the Statement by Amanya Michael-Ebye, Director of UNRWA Affairs, Syrian Arab Republic, dated 19 March 2020: UNRWA is devastated by the news that in the same incident that took the life of our colleague, a number of civilians were also killed. Tragically, this...
19 March 2020
STATEMENT BY AMANYA MICHAEL-EBYE, DIRECTOR OF UNRWA AFFAIRS, SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC. UNRWA regrets to announce the killing of one of its staff member yesterday, Mr. Ali Husein Mohammad, following an outbreak of armed violence in Jillin, rural Dara’a, south of Syria. The...
19 March 2020
As the Acting Commissioner-General of UNRWA, I would like to reassure you at this very challenging time that the Agency is being responsive and proactive to the evolving challenges of coronavirus (COVID-19)
06 March 2020
We are shocked at the tragic incident that took place today in Nusairat camp in Gaza