Press Releases

10 June 2019
A performance assessment of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) commissioned by some of the world’s top donors has found that the Agency is “competent, resilient and resolute”, with an overall rating of “highly...
28 May 2019
The European Commission is providing EUR 3 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to provide emergency cash assistance to the conflict-affected Palestine refugees in Syria.
2018 UNRWA Photo by Carlos Pérez Osorio
21 May 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) released today its annual Health Report for 2018, which confirms that, despite facing unprecedented financial challenges in 2018 that endangered the provision of the Agency’s services to 5.4 million...
©UNRWA Gaza 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj
13 May 2019
At a time when Muslims around the world are observing the holy month of Ramadan, often characterized by the festive nature of its Iftars , in Gaza, more than half the population depends on food aid from the international community. Unless UNRWA secures at least an...
Palestine refugee children playing on the street in one of the slums north of Gaza Strip. © UNRWA Gaza 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj
10 May 2019
Thousands of Gaza-based Palestine refugees are enjoying a plentiful Suhour meal thanks to a generous contribution of US$ 300,000 from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA).