Press Releases

21 June 2021
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is launching a $164 million humanitarian and early recovery appeal following the hostilities in Gaza in May 2021.
11 June 2021
The Comissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, visited Moscow on 9 June for a series of high-level meetings to strengthen the Agency’s strategic relationship with the Russian...
09 June 2021
Swedish State Secretary for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Janine Alm Ericson paid a landmark visit to a school and a health centre run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Souf refugee camp, Jordan.
08 June 2021
The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has contributed US$ 5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of its health programme in Syria. This very generous donation is part of a US$ 20.7 million agreement...
02 June 2021
UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini and Director of West Bank Operations Gwyn Lewis, visited the eight Palestine refugee families at the center of the dispossession campaign by Israeli settler organizations in the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh...