Press Releases

29 March 2019
One year after the start in Gaza of demonstrations that became known as The Great March of Return (GMR), scores of people, particularly young men, have been left dead and many others injured, as well as in need of long term medical and psychosocial assistance
28 March 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) yesterday inaugurated a new health centre in the town of Doura south of the West Bank city of Hebron. The centre was built with generous funding from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA...
15 March 2019
The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Ján Kubiš and the Director of United Nations Relief and Works (UNRWA) Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh in southern Lebanon
13 March 2019
Today in Brussels, the Minister-President of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a three-year agreement (2019-2021) in the value of...
10 March 2019
A partnership between UNRWA and OFID has financed a total of 101,484 loans valued at US$ 141.3 million as of December 2018