Press Releases

16 August 2018
At an extraordinary session of the UNRWA Advisory Commission, in Amman today, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl announced that the school-year for 526,000 Palestine refugee girls and boys will open on time in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan...
The German Ambassador to Lebanon, Martin Huth, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, hand over keys to Palestine refugee families to celebrate their return to Nahr el-Bared camp, Lebanon. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
13 August 2018
A ceremony was held in Nahr el-Bared camp to mark the handing over of newly reconstructed houses to 61 returning families and 35 retail units to store owners
© UNRWA 2018 Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
10 August 2018
The Government of Austria has contributed EUR 1 million (US$ 1,157,407) in support of the UNRWA health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory
Palestine refugee youths participate in an annual UNRWA summer camp, this year organized under the theme ‘My Identity Is My Signity’. The UNRWA community mental health programme organized 18 summer camps led by forty-six Palestine refugee youth camp leaders trained by the Agency’s relief and social services programme.  © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Iyas Abu Rahmah
10 August 2018
UNRWA concluded its 'My Identity is My Dignity' children’s summer camp implemented across the West Bank
UNRWA staff and students paint their school marking the Nelson Mandela International Day. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Bruna Rego
23 July 2018
UNRWA and the South African Embassy in Jordan celebrated Nelson Mandela International Day by painting the walls and classrooms of the UNRWA Jabal Amman Co-Educational School