Press Releases

12 February 2020
On 12 February, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) inaugurated the newly reconstructed UNRWA Al-Safsaf School in Dera’a refugee camp, southern Syria. Celebrations included a recognition ceremony for Tawjihi high...
05 February 2020
The Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Jordan, Mr. Mohammed Adar, today called for a minimum of US$ 149 million to fund the Agency’s essential services and assistance
04 February 2020
UNRWA launched in Beirut today its 2020 funding appeal, including for the Syria Regional Crisis (Syria Appeal) totaling US$ 270 million.
31 January 2020
The Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Christian Saunders, today called for a minimum of US$ 1.4 billion to fund the Agency’s essential services and assistance, including life-saving...
21 December 2019
The Government of Japan today signed two contribution agreements amounting to 1,214,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 11.15 million) with the UNRWA