Press Releases

Landmark Multiyear Agreement signed between the Qatar Fund for Development and UNRWA
17 December 2018
This agreement follows the unprecedented $50 M contribution made by the State of Qatar in 2018 in response to the most severe funding crisis ever faced by UNRWA
Twenty-two UNRWA students are elected to represent their schools in the Agency-wide UNRWA school parliament. © 2018 UNRWA
07 December 2018
On November 21, the 22 newly elected members of the second ever UNRWA-wide student parliament, representing Palestine Refugee boys and girls from the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria met during a workshop organized in Beiru
A group of graduates performing in a theatre show during the graduation ceremony of the Young Women Leaders Programme at Al-Shalehat Resort, Gaza. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Mohammed Al-Henawi
03 December 2018
On 28 November 2018, the UNRWA Gender Initiative (GI) celebrated the graduation of 108 young women who participated in a 7.5-month training organized by the Young Women Leaders Programme (YWLP) and generously supported by the Big Heart Foundation
The Asdood/Jaleel UNRWA school in Yarmouk. The Agency has 16 school building in Yarmouk, and almost all will need to be completely rebuilt © 2018 UNRWA
01 December 2018
UNRWA has conducted a damage assessment of its installations in the unofficial camp of Yarmouk, near Damascus, as well as the Dera’a Palestinian camp in the South of Syria.
Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Dr. Khalid Sulaiman Alkhudairy and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl address journalists at the signing of four agreements for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan. This SFD contribution totaled US$ 63 million.
30 November 2018
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), has contributed US$ 63 million for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan. The four agreements were signed today by the SFD Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Dr. Khalid...