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  • UNRWA is implementing COVID-19 preventative measures in its schools across Syria to keep students, teachers and their communities safe while providing quality education. ©2020 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad.

    for the reporting period 01 January – 30 June 2020

    During the first six months of 2020, Palestine refugees in Syria, and Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon and...
  • Students in their first week back to school at UNRWA Jabalia Elementary Co-educational School in Gaza. @ 2020 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan

    for the reporting period 01 January – 30 June 2020


    In the first half of 2020, Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) continued to suffer the humanitarian and...

  • A student in class at the UNRWA Shu’fat Girls’ School, East Jerusalem. © 2020 UNRWA Photo by Kazem Abu-Khalaf

    During the period covered by this Appeal (March-July 2020), cases of COVID-19 were reported in all UNRWA fields of operation, (see box 1), with the number of cases increasing dramatically in West Bank and Lebanon from June onwards. At the time of writing, the situation was deteriorating in all...

  • Evaluation of the Agency’s Monitoring and Reporting Activities on the Medium Term Strategy 2016–2021

    The evaluation was conducted by the Department of Internal Oversight Services Evaluation Division. The evaluation was guided by the standard and internationally recognized criteria of relevance, efficiency and effectiveness to assess the UNRWA Medium Term Strategy...

  • © 2020 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad

    Rapid Increase in Number of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19


    As of 29 September, 4,102 cases (194 fatalities and 1,074 recovered) were confirmed by the Syrian Ministry of Health. The epidemiological situation in Syria seems to have...

  • @2020 UNRWA photo by Relief and Social Services Programme.

    UNRWA participated from 19 to 21 October in the UN-SWAP 2.0 annual conference. The conference organized remotely by UN-Women aimed at revitalizing the UN-SWAP focal points and creating a space to share knowledge and best practices. The participants discussed...

  • @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.