About UNRWA

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UNRWA Fields of Operation Map for 2015, with information on Palestine refugee camps, population figures and UNRWA facilities. 

UNRWA in 2015
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UNRWA in Figures provides general information on number of Palestine refugees, camps, UNRWA beneficiaries and funding situation. 
Figures are accurate as of 1 January 2015. Not an official document. 

Psychosocial activities for UNRWA students in Gaza following the summer 2014 conflict. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Fadi Thabet
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UNRWA was established as a subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly on 8 December 1949 and became operational on 1 May 1950. It is one of the largest United Nations programmes. Created as a temporary agency until a just and durable solution for Palestine refugees was achieved, the...

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  • More than five million Palestine refugees, the largest refugee population in the world, are registered by UNRWA in five areas of operation in the Middle East, including 450,000 in Lebanon.
  • According to a 2010 estimate from the American University in Beirut’s Socio-Economic Survey
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The partnership between the EU and UNRWA has allowed millions of Palestine refugees to be better educated, live healthier lives, access employment opportunities and improve their living conditions, thus contributing to the development of the entire region.

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