Press Releases

A bulldozer is working at the construction site of the new UNRWA health centre in Zohour area (near Amman) in late July 2019.  The new health centre is expected to be function by August 2020. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Dania al-Batayneh
10 August 2019
UNRWA started construction on a new health centre in Zohour area within the Jordanian capital Amman. The health centre will be constructed and equipped from generous donations received from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).
09 August 2019
Thousands of Palestine refugee families living in the Gaza Strip will get to celebrate the Eid al-Adha festivities with traditional foods that may normally be inaccessible, thanks to a generous donation from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA). The donation of US$ 400,000 will...
Girls and boys attending UNRWA schools in the Jalazone Palestine refugee camp in the West Bank wave during a break in their lessons. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi.
08 August 2019
Over 700 schools run by the UNRWA will open their doors in time for the new scholastic year 2019-2020 in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria within less than a month
Mr. Marc Lassouaoui, UNRWA Chief of Donor Relations receives a generous contribution from H.E. the Representative of the Government of India to the State of Palestine Mr. Sunil Kumar.  © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
07 August 2019
The Government of India has contributed US$ 5 million to the UNRWA in support of the Agency’s core programmes and services
01 August 2019
UNRWA is pleased to announce that, following official communication by the office of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and consultations with the Agency and with the Department of Operational Support, Christian Saunders has been appointed as acting Deputy Commissioner-...