• @2020 UNRWA photo by Child and Family Protection Program.

    The Gender Section participated in the Annual Dialogue meeting between SIDA and UNRWA that was held remotely on the 16 of September. The meeting included discussion on UNRWA gender mainstreaming efforts, including in emergencies and during the response to the  COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Distribution of food baskets & hygiene kits during mission to locked down area of Jdaidet al-Fadel in July 2020 © 2020 UNRWA Photo
    UNRWA Responds against Rapid Increase in Number of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

    The month of July witnessed a rapid increase in the number of con­rmed COVID-19 cases in Syria. In July, 532 cases were con­rmed, compared to 157 cases in June and...

  • UNRWA medical staff outside the COVID-19 triage centre at Beach Camp Boys’ Preparatory School “A”, Gaza. © 2020 UNRWA Photo

    This report summarizes the main activities carried out by UNRWA in response to the COVID-19 pandemic between March and June 2020, which have been reported in weekly and later fortnightly updates since April.

  • Bene_ciaries receiving cash assistance at UNRWA distribution point in Damascus © 2020 UNRWA Photo

    Updated Flash Appeal Launched for COVID19- Response

    Meanwhile, UNRWA continued to deliver basic services and humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees during the month of May, while navigating ongoing preventative measures in...

  • Two pupils at the New Gaza Co-Ed School, Gaza. © 2020 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan

    The 2019 Annual Operational Report (AOR) describes progress made by UNRWA during the period, 01 January – 31 December 2019, towards the attainment of the strategic outcomes set out in the Agency’s Medium Term Strategy 2016-21 (MTS). The AOR provides a holistic view of UNRWA operations by...

  • Palestine refugee women participate in an activity about protection, child detention and the use of live fire in the UNRWA Arroub Community Centre, West Bank. © 2019 UNRWA photo by Marwan Baghdadi.

    UNRWA Gender Equality Strategy (GES) 2016-2021 is grounded in the Agency’s Gender Equality Policy (2007), builds on the first Gender Mainstreaming Strategy 2008- 2015 and is aligned with, and contributes to, the goals of the UNRWA Medium TermStrategy (MTS) 2016-2021 given the cross-cutting...