Press Releases

19 March 2020
UNRWA is pleased to announce that, following official communication by the office of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and consultations with the Agency’s Advisory Commission, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini has been appointed as its new Commissioner-General (CG).
17 March 2020
UNRWA urgently needs US$ 14 million to prepare and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak over an initial three-month period
09 March 2020
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSrelief) and UNRWA signed a US$ 1.5 million agreement to provide vital health care services in Gaza.
08 March 2020
The Acting Commissioner-General of UNRWA Christian Saunders, has called on Arab states to increase their financial and political support to Palestine refugees.
06 March 2020
Sweden contributed US$ 49.4 million to UNRWA human development and humanitarian assistance for 2020, as part of two multi-year agreements with the Agency. US$ 45.3 million (SEK 423 million) will support the Agency’s core human development services of health, relief, and...