About UNRWA

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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...
© UNRWA Photo
Since 1971, the European Union and UNRWA have worked hand in hand to support the human development of Palestine refugees, which in turn has contributed to safeguarding stability in the Middle East and the hope for peace.
EuropeAid support to Palestine refugees in Syria in 2014
UNRWA and the EU have been partners in providing life-saving and developmental services to Palestine refugees in Syria, Lebanon, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jordan for decades. Recent EuropeAid support has proved invaluable in maintaining education, healthcare, relief...
Education Department Newsletter, Issue 8
In this issue of the education department newsletter, you will find 1. Education in Emergencies Framework to provide education to children affected by the violence in Syria 2. UNRWA education staff receive survival skills training 3. UNRWA chairs Education in Emergencies...
UNRWA in figures - July 2014
UNRWA in Figures provides general information on number of Palestine refugees, camps, UNRWA beneficiaries and funding situation. Figures are accurate as of 1 July 2014. Not an official document.