Seventy-seven year-old Mohammed Omayya is a Palestine refugee who escaped from violence in Syria to Lebanon. He has been living in Beddawi refugee camp with his wife and son since January 2013. Originally from Tira in Haifa, Mohammed lived in al Yarmouk camp in Syria until December 2012.
A 15-year-old child in Gaza has lived through four escalation in hostilities. They have observed the frustration and hopelessness of young adults several years older in the Great March of Return (GMR) protests. They now have to put together the pieces of their life after a horrendous 11-day escalation in hostilities and all the loss, destruction, suffering and trauma it brings in its wake.
Swedish State Secretary for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Janine Alm Ericson paid a landmark visit to a school and a health centre run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Souf refugee camp, Jordan.
UNRWA has released its Health Annual Report for 2020, which provides essential data and information regarding the health situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operations – Jordan, Lebanon, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, and Syria, as well as the work of UNRWA health programme.
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