Press Releases

Michael Amanya, a Ugandan national, is the new Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 February 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has appointed Mr. Amanya Michael Ebye, a Ugandan national, to the position of Director of UNRWA Affairs in the Syrian Arab Republic as of 15 February 2019.
UNRWA staff celebrate the end of the “Strengthening Psychological Support for Palestine Refugees in Lebanon” project funded by GIZ in Beirut, Lebanon. 2019 UNRWA Photo by Ali Shoura
14 February 2019
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and UNRWA held a ceremony at the UNRWA Haifa School in Beirut to mark the end of an eight month GIZ project entitled
German Ambassador to Lebanon H.E. Dr. Georg Birgelen speaks at the contribution announcement event in Beirut on Monday. @2019 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 February 2019
The German Embassy, the German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA held a ceremony in Nahr el-Bared camp to announce a new EUR 21 million contribution from Germany
06 February 2019
The European Union (EU) has contributed EUR 12 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of humanitarian health programmes in the Gaza strip. The Agency operates 22 primary healthcare centres across Gaza...