Official Statements

26 July 2018
On the morning of 25 July 2018, the Israeli Security Forces entered the Jabal al-Baba Bedouin Palestine refugee community in the West Bank, close to the outskirts of East Jerusalem, and dismantled and removed a donor-funded structure that serves as a kindergarten for 28...
26 July 2018
Determined not to forsake Palestine refugees, UNRWA and its partners have mobilized political and financial support around the globe, to maintain its operations and render essential services to its beneficiaries with dignity and hope
25 July 2018
During a large-scale incursion by the Israeli security forces (ISF) into Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem on 23 July, a fourteen-year-old Palestine refugee student at UNRWA’s Basic Boys School in the camp was shot and killed, reportedly with live ammunition
27 June 2018
“At this point, we do not have income to ensure the schools will open on time in August. And from July we will have to take very difficult measures impacting services and staff if we do not progress further,” Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the assembled member...
26 June 2018
“At this point, we do not have income to ensure the schools will open on time in August,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl told officials from more than seventy UN Member States at the UNRWA Annual Pledging Conference held in UN Headquarters in New York. “And,...