Press Releases

11 November 2020
As COVID-19 continues to fuel increased hardship among the two million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip, thousands of vulnerable and orphaned refugee children living in the enclave are receiving invaluable assistance from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) through a generous grant to...
09 November 2020
The UN Agency, which supports 5.7 million Palestine refugees in the Middle East, announced it needs US$ 70 million this month to pay its staff, continue education and health services amidst pandemic
04 November 2020
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, made his first official visit to Syria on 26-29 October 2020.
19 October 2020
The Government of Japan today signed a contribution agreement amounting to 450,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 4.3 million) with the UNRWA.
14 October 2020
the Government of India contributed US$ 1 million to the UNRWA, in support of the Agency’s programmes and services, including education, health care, relief and social services for Palestine refugees.