Press Releases

25 November 2016
UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 1.6 million for reconstruction (US$ 1,218,296) and severe repair works (US$ 409,636) to a total of 219 refugee families across Gaza. The benefiting families were able to access their assistance through the local banks. Emergency shelter...
Photo Courtesy of the Representative Office of the People’s Republic of China to the Palestinian National Authority
24 November 2016
The Government of the People’s Republic of China has contributed US$ 300,000 to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s core programmes and services for Palestine refugees, including education, health, relief and social services and camp improvement
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Kazem Abu Khalaf
23 November 2016
UNRWA, the Jalazone Camp Services Committee, and the Jalazone Youth Centre inaugurated a multisport pitch in Jalazone refugee camp to improve the conditions for children to play and exercise
Qabr Essit camp, Rif Damascus, Syria © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 November 2016
On 17 October 2016, UNRWA inaugurated the newly reconstructed Dallata/Beit Jibreen School for 2,100 students in Qabr Essit camp, 15 km southeast of Damascus. The school building, which was completely destroyed in the conflict in 2013, was rebuilt and upgraded this year with...
US State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard (left) and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) cut the new school ribbon during the inauguration ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 November 2016
The U.S. State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl inaugurated the newly constructed American-funded UNRWA school in Jabal Taj in Amman