Emergency Appeals

© 2021 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
Lebanon is currently facing an unprecedented economic and financial crisis characterized by the World Bank as a “deliberate depression”1 and considered one of the most severe crises since the mid-nineteenth century. Since October 2019, the Lebanese Pound (LBP) lost more...
UNRWA coordinated with the Lebanese Ministry of Health and Médecins Sans Frontières for 114 random COVID-19 tests for Palestine refugees in Beddawi camp. © 2020 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa
UNRWA launched a US$ 94.6 million COVID-19 Appeal. This funding is required by the Agency to mitigate the worst impacts of the pandemic on 5.6 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East until the end of December 2020, with a special focus on health, cash...
Covid-19 response, UNRWA flash appeal for immediate needs
This Flash Appeal covers the Agency’s immediate needs for a three-month period, i.e. from 1 March – 31 May 2020 (as of March2020). UNRWA recognizes that the situation is evolving rapidly and that the status of preparedness and response varies across Agency fields of...
Palestine refugees are adamant that their education continue, despite the challenges, conflict and distress they face, Dera’a camp in Syria. © 2019 UNRWA Photo
Palestine refugees in Syria continue to face severe and multiple needs as a consequence of nine years of conflict and associated hardship. This has resulted in extensive casualties, largescale and protracted displacement, destruction of civilian infrastructure, a decrease...
First grade students from UNRWA Sabra Elementary Co-ed School receiving their new stationery on the first day of school. © 2019 UNRWA. Photo by Khalil Adwan
In 2020, in order to maintain the provision of essential humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees in the oPt, UNRWA will continue to prioritize the most critical interventions in its emergency appeal, in line with the approach adopted by the Humanitarian Country Team (...