Press Releases

09 August 2019
Thousands of Palestine refugee families living in the Gaza Strip will get to celebrate the Eid al-Adha festivities with traditional foods that may normally be inaccessible, thanks to a generous donation from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA). The donation of US$ 400,000 will...
08 August 2019
Over 700 schools run by the UNRWA will open their doors in time for the new scholastic year 2019-2020 in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria within less than a month
07 August 2019
The Government of India has contributed US$ 5 million to the UNRWA in support of the Agency’s core programmes and services
01 August 2019
UNRWA is pleased to announce that, following official communication by the office of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and consultations with the Agency and with the Department of Operational Support, Christian Saunders has been appointed as acting Deputy Commissioner-...
31 July 2019
The Government of Kuwait has contributed US$ 5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).