Press Releases

© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Shirley De-Leon-Garnier
22 September 2017
The Government of Austria, through the Austrian Development Agency, has contributed EUR 1.5 million in support of the UNRWA health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Rahhal
13 September 2017
The OPEC Fund for International Development has made a commitment of US$1 million to support the UNRWA education program in East Jerusalem.
Palestine refugee students at Haifa School in Lebanon are excited to go back to school. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
08 September 2017
UNRWA opened its doors to some 36,400 young Palestine refugee children in Lebanon, including some 5,000 Palestine refugee children from Syria, for the first day of the 2017/18 academic year. UNICEF has supported these children and their families with Back-to-school kits...
06 September 2017
The Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, has paid a visit to the Shamasneh family, a Palestine refugee family residing in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, who had just been evicted from their home following an eight-year legal...
UNRWA school students from Gaza and the West Bank on their first afternoon in Jerusalem with the Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson. 120 UNRWA school students participated in the summer camp. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Dayana Khatib
30 August 2017
UNRWA organized a summer camp for almost a hundred school students from Gaza, from grades 6-9, bringing them to the West Bank for one week. Over 95 per cent of the students had left Gaza for the first time in their lives