Emergency Appeals

UNRWA is committed to providing quality education to Palestine refugee children even in times of crisis. UNRWA school in Khan Eshieh camp, Rif Damascus, Syria. © 2022 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
In the face of these unprecedented challenges, UNRWA will continue to be the main lifeline for hundreds of thousands of Palestine refugee families in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. With different overlapping crises across the region expected to deepen over the foreseeable...
A Palestine refugee woman receives her food assistance packages at the UNRWA Jabalia distribution centre in Gaza. © 2021 UNRWA. Photo by Mohamed Hinnawi
Under the 2023 oPt Emergency Appeal the priority in Gaza is to provide emergency food assistance to 1.2 million refugees and emergency cash assistance for those worst affected by the economic crisis. Emergency preparedness will be strengthened through improvements to...
© 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...