Press Releases

28 December 2018
During a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 28 November, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement with Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSC), in support of UNRWA’s...
In the presence of the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, an UNRWA student from the Nablus Girls' School presents a gift to His Excellency Ambassador of Qatar to Lebanon, Mohammed Hassan al-Jabir.  © 201 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Mahmoud
21 December 2018
UNRWA organized a Sports Day to mark the support from the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Education Above All Foundation.
Naeima, a 50-year-old woman Palestine refugee, collects a food parcel from the UNRWA food distribution centre in Jabalia camp as a part of the emergency food assistance to the Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip that is supported by the People’s Republic of China in partnership with UNRWA. ©2018 UNRWA Photo by Mohammed Hinnawi.
21 December 2018
UNRWA acknowledges the generous contribution from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) of US$ 2.35 million
20 December 2018
The Government of Italy contributed EUR 2 million to UNRWA health services in Gaza and EUR 2 million to UNRWA food programmes in the West Bank and Gaza.
The Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Sami M’shasha (left), and the Director General of Taawon (Welfare Association), Dr. Tafeeda Jarbawi, shake hands after signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two agencies and The Open Society Foundations on 18 December 2018. © 2018 Photo courtesy of Taawon
19 December 2018
The Director General of Taawon (Welfare Association), Dr. Tafeeda Jarbawi, and the UNRWA Director of Communications and Spokesperson, Mr. Sami Mshasha, signed a US$ 1.5 million Memorandum of Understanding to support the UNRWA education programme.