Press Releases

© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
30 October 2015
Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority Takeshi Okubo and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement earlier today for a JPY 630 million (US$ 5.73 million) contribution from Japan to support...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
30 October 2015
UNRWA, with the support of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), held a ceremony at the Wadi El Hawareth School in Beqaa to mark the beginning of the 2015/16 scholastic year at UNRWA schools
Palestine refugees receive food assistance in the Tofah Distribution Centre in eastern Gaza City as part of the second (July – September 2015) of four annual rounds of UNRWA food assistance, generously supported by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). In total, 7,499 refugee families (42,519 individuals) have received food assistance thanks to the OFID contribution. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
13 October 2015
The OPEC Fund for International Development has responded to the UNRWA Emergency Appeal with a contribution of US$ 600,000 to support UNRWA emergency food distribution in Gaza
12 October 2015
Twenty-two UN member states are planning to pledge US$ 100 million to support next year’s budget of UNRWA, while several more indicated their contributions would be forthcoming or are pending approval by the respective national parliaments
09 October 2015
On 4 October, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Jordan, Dr. Sami Al-Saleh, presented United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) with the amount of US$ 2 million representing the Kingdom’s annual payment for UNRWA regular programmes...