Press Releases

An UNRWA staff member who underwent training in psychosocial support through funds from the German government receives her certificate. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Abu Salah
06 July 2017
UNRWA hosted a ceremony to recognise the 127 Agency staff members who received training in psychosocial support through funds from the German government, implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
© 2017 UNRWA Photo
20 June 2017
Mercy USA for Aid and Development (Mercy USA) has generously contributed US$ 300,000 to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to help improve access to education opportunities for students with vision impairments in Gaza...
Dr. Alexis Loeber, Head of the Cooperation Sector at the EU Delegation, with EU scholarship recipients during the Students’ Showcase held in Beirut. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Abu Salah
13 June 2017
On Monday, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union (EU) held a ‘Students’ Showcase’ ceremony in Beirut to highlight the achievements of students who received scholarships through the UNRWA...
09 June 2017
UNRWA condemns the existence of tunnels under two of its schools in Maghazi camp in the Gaza Strip in the strongest possible terms. "It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way," says UNRWA Spokesperson Christopher Gunness
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (right) met with IR USA CEO Anwar Khan (left) in May 2017 to strengthen ties and acknowledge the continued support of IR USA for Palestine refugees. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
09 June 2017
Islamic Relief USA has generously contributed US$1.96 million to UNRWA to help provide 2,400 vulnerable Palestine refugee children in Gaza with assistance support that will contribute towards enhancing their resilience