Press Releases

Palestinian refugee students from Syria showcase their work ©2018 UNRWA photo by Jesse Thompson
14 September 2018
UNRWA and the European Union Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis, the 'Madad Fund', opened a new photography exhibition in Beirut, showcasing the previously unpublished work of ten Palestinian refugee student photographers from Syria
12 September 2018
The Government of Belgium has made an additional contribution of EUR 4 million to UNRWA to support its core educational services
The Government of Malaysia launched a national fundraising campaign to support Palestine refugees
10 September 2018
The Government of Malaysia launched a national fundraising campaign to support Palestine refugees through UNRWA
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and  Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo (right),  sign an agreement for food aid to UNRWA totalling JPY 600 million. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
05 September 2018
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, signed an agreement for a JPY 600 million, approximately US$ 5.4 million, contribution from Japan to support...
17 August 2018
Islamic Relief USA, a non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organization, has partnered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help distribute fresh, high-quality meat in the Gaza region, as part of IRUSA’s annual Qurbani program. Some 4,400 families in...