Press Releases

08 September 2020
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, thanked the Agency’s frontline staff for their dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic during a visit to Aida and Dheisheh Palestine refugee camps in Bethlehem yesterday.
04 September 2020
UNRWA launched a US$ 94.6 million COVID-19 Appeal. This funding is required by the Agency to mitigate the worst impacts of the pandemic on 5.6 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East until the end of December 2020, with a special focus on health, cash...
01 September 2020
Today, over 115,000 girls and boys went Back to Learning in the schools of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Jordan. Due to the health crisis, created by the COVID-19 pandemic, UNRWA schools are opening their doors...
26 August 2020
The Government of the People’s Republic of China made a vital contribution of personal protective equipment including surgical masks, protective face masks, sterilized surgical gloves, medical eye covers, medical protective smocks and face shields to assist Palestine...
25 August 2020
The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), powered by the United Nations Foundation, recently contributed US$ 5 million to the UNRWA