Press Releases

25 May 2021
UNRWA has released its Health Annual Report for 2020, which provides essential data and information regarding the health situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operations – Jordan, Lebanon, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, and Syria, as...
24 May 2021
A delegation from the Norwegian Embassy in Jordan headed by Deputy Head of Mission, Ms. Rita Sandberg visited a United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) health centre and school in Baqa’a refugee camp, Jordan.
23 May 2021
The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Philippe Lazzarini is in Gaza for the first time after the latest round of violence. Mr. Lazzarini underscored the Agency’s commitment to the rights and...
19 May 2021
UNRWA urgently requires US$38 million to cover the most urgent humanitarian needs of affected populations in Gaza and the West Bank,
18 May 2021
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) urgently calls on the Government of Israel to enable humanitarian supplies and its staff timely access to Gaza, in accordance with its obligations under international law.