Resources

  • A Palestine refugee student in class at the  UNRWA Budrus Secondary School. © 2008 UNRWA Photo by John Tordai.
    Persons with disabilities are historically stigmatised and marginalised. This has limited their access to basic services, and participation in the mainstream of life on an equal basis with others. Disability is closely linked to poverty. Poor people are prone to acquiring permanent impairments...
  • Palestinian refugees from Syria sitting in front of their rented house in Beddawi refugee camp, Lebanon. © 2019 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa.

    This mid-year progress report covers the period 1 January through 30 June 2019 and is intended to provide an update on results achieved under the full range of indicators included in the 2019 Emergency Appeal (EA) for the Syria regional crisis.

    During the first six months of 2019, UNRWA...

  • Palestine refugee children playing on the street in a slum in the northern Gaza Strip. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Sarraj.

    In accordance with Organization Directive (OD) 14 on the internal oversight charter, this report provides an account of the works of the Department of Internal Oversight Services (DIOS) in 2018.

    In accordance with the Charter, the mission of DIOS is to provide internal oversight services...

  • The first day of the 2018-19 school year in Sidon, Lebanon. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Mahmoud

    The 2018 Annual Operational Report (AOR) describes progress made by UNRWA during the period, 01 January – 31 December 2018, towards the attainment of the strategic outcomes set out in the Agency’s Medium Term Strategy 2016-21 (MTS). Building on efforts to harmonize results reporting and...

  • Palestinians demonstrators gather in Khuza’a on the Gaza side of the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip during the Great March of Return demonstration on 6 April 2018. © 2018 Photo Courtesy of Mahmoud Bassam

    Palestine refugees make up two-thirds of the population of Gaza of nearly 2 million people. Between 30 March 2018 and 15 March 2019, the Great March of Return demonstrations (GMR) resulted in the largest number of injured persons since the 2014 hostilities. Among the casualties of the first year...

  • 2018 UNRWA Photo by Carlos Pérez Osorio

    The registered Palestine refugee population was about 5.4 million at the end of 2018. Out of these, the number of refugees accessing UNRWA health services (the ‘served population’) was about 3.0 million, equivalent to 55 per cent of the registered population. These refugees were served by 3,156...