About UNRWA

About UNRWA
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09 June 2020
© 2020 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
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06 September 2021
UNRWA FIELDS OF OPERATIONS MAP 2021
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@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 successes and...
Dr. Osama Al-Haj Ali, Medical Officer at UNRWA’s Main Baqa’a Health Centre in Jordan during a medical consultation to a patient. © 2020 UNRWA Photo by George Awwad
UNRWA started, in 2009, to develop an electronic health records (e-Health) system. The primary aim for introducing the e-Health system was to improve the quality of health services, to respond to the increasing workload, and the rise in the prevalence of NCDs. The e-Health...
@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...
@2020 UNRWA photo by Abed Alhaleem Abdallah
In various fields of operations UNRWA is assessing the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 and the gender section is working with the various teams on ensuring that gender is taken into account in these assessments. These assessments seek to examine the increase in aggressive...
@2020 Khalil Adwan
As part of its management initiatives to further the Agency’s reform, UNRWA is including gender in its framework for organizational culture change. This is aligned with UNRWA Gender Equality Strategy that is built on a double track theory of change aiming at mainstreaming...