Press Releases

23 February 2016
Sweden has announced an increase in its annual contribution to the UNRWA Programme Budget to US$ 40.6 million. This 15 per cent increase follows the past years growth in Sweden’s support for the Agency, highlighting its status as a consistent and valued partner in aiding...
Moaaz Abu Daher, a Palestine refugee student at an UNRWA school in Gaza. Moaaz believes his disability will never hinder him in completing his studies. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ibrahim Yaghi
23 February 2016
The UNRWA Inclusive Education Policy reaffirms the Agency’s commitment to the realization of the universal right of all children to an education. Inclusive education is an important pillar of the UNRWA Education Programme in Gaza and is closely linked to its Disability...
Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Bo Schack, during one of his outreach meetings with the local community in Rafah, southern Gaza.  © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Mohammed Al Hinawi
22 February 2016
On 14 February, Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, accepted an invitation from the United Cultural & Social Society in Rafah area, southern Gaza to meet with representatives from civil society organizations, university professors, community activists,...
Civilians receiving food assistance, Yalda, 14 February. © 2016 UNRWA
19 February 2016
The United States is contributing US$ 47.7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahed
18 February 2016
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel and UNRWA renewed their 2010 Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthens the fruitful collaboration between the two organizations for the benefit of UNRWA students. Through the MOU, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel will provide UNRWA with...