Press Releases

10 May 2020
UNRWA in partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced the opening of a medical isolation centre in the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (STC) near Saida, Lebanon.
08 May 2020
UNRWA is urgently seeking US$ 93.4 million for its response to COVID-19 in the areas of health care, sanitation and hygiene and education over the next three months. The required amount is an update from the Agency’s earlier appeal
01 May 2020
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed an agreement for a US$ 1 million contribution from KSrelief, in support of the Agency’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Gaza. The agreement was signed by His...
01 May 2020
UNRWA education programme launched a rapid response distance learning plan, the “Education Cannot Wait” initiative for Palestine refugee students in the Agency’s 169 schools
23 April 2020
Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which has disrupted education systems worldwide, the international non-governmental organization Muslim World League (MWL) contributed US$ 1 million UNRWA toward protecting critical vocational training programmes for young Palestine...