Press Releases

German Ambassador to Lebanon H.E. Dr. Georg Birgelen speaks at the contribution announcement event in Beirut on Monday. @2019 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 February 2019
The German Embassy, the German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA held a ceremony in Nahr el-Bared camp to announce a new EUR 21 million contribution from Germany
06 February 2019
The European Union (EU) has contributed EUR 12 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of humanitarian health programmes in the Gaza strip. The Agency operates 22 primary healthcare centres across Gaza...
A Palestine refugee elderly from Nahr el-Bared refugee camp being treated at one of the hospitals contracted with UNRWA. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
05 February 2019
Taawon-Lebanon and The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) will be able to sustain their support towards the life- saving hospitalization for elderly Palestine refugees in Lebanon
Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, and Acting Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria, Michael-Ebye Amanya, launch the 2019 UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal totaling US$ 276.9 million. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Rabie Akel
31 January 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) today launched its 2019 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal (Syria Appeal) totaling US$ 276.9 million
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (center) calls for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East during press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 January 2019. © UNRWA Photo by Maria Mohammedi
29 January 2019
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA , Pierre Krähenbühl, today called for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East