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The Humanitarian Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, Dr. Ahmed Al Meraikhi, visited the UNRWA Preparatory Girls’ School in Amman New Camp, Jordan , @2019 UNRWA photo by Daniah Al-Batayneh
09 April 2019
The Humanitarian Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, Dr. Ahmed Al Meraikhi visited UNRWA installations in Amman New Camp, Jordan.
©unrwa photos, 2019
06 April 2019
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, visited Baqa’a camp in Jordan today, where nearly 120,000 registered Palestine refugees live and engaged with staff and beneficiaries of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the...
UNRWA Commissioner-General  Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and Head of the German Representative Office in Palestine, Christian Clages (right) at UNRWA offices in East Jerusalem. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
05 April 2019
Germany’s latest contribution of US$10.1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) will help provide important assistance in the areas of education,
Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, His Excellency Matahiro Yamaguchi  and the Palestinian Ambassador to Lebanon His Excellency Ashraf Dabbour attend a ceremony to celebrate support from the Government of Japan.   ©2019 UNRWA Photo by Rabie Akel
04 April 2019
The Japanese Embassy and UNRWA held a ceremony in Beirut to announce a US$ 6.08 million contribution from the Government of Japan
Palestinian demonstrators gather in Khuza’a on the Gaza side of the perimeter fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip during the Great March of Return demonstration on 6 April 2018. © 2018 Photo Courtesy of Mahmoud Bassam
29 March 2019
One year after the start in Gaza of demonstrations that became known as The Great March of Return (GMR), scores of people, particularly young men, have been left dead and many others injured, as well as in need of long term medical and psychosocial assistance