Press Releases

A Palestine refugee elderly from Nahr el-Bared refugee camp being treated at one of the hospitals contracted with UNRWA. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
05 February 2019
Taawon-Lebanon and The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) will be able to sustain their support towards the life- saving hospitalization for elderly Palestine refugees in Lebanon
Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, and Acting Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria, Michael-Ebye Amanya, launch the 2019 UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal totaling US$ 276.9 million. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Rabie Akel
31 January 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) today launched its 2019 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal (Syria Appeal) totaling US$ 276.9 million
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (center) calls for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East during press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 January 2019. © UNRWA Photo by Maria Mohammedi
29 January 2019
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA , Pierre Krähenbühl, today called for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East
the Ambassador of Canada to Jordan, H.E. Peter MacDougall with the Director of URNWA Affairs Jordan at the I Am a Leader ceremony © 2019 UNRWA Photo.
27 January 2019
The Canadian Embassy through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) together with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Jordan, honored UNRWA school students who participated in the ‘I am a Young Female Leader’ programme today at...
H.E. Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon Massimo Marotti and Director of UNRWA Operations in Lebanon sign EUR 1.5 million agreement in support of UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Nuha Ahmad
24 January 2019
The Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon, Massimo Marotti, and the Director UNRWA in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, signed an agreement for an additional contribution of EUR 1.5 million