Emergency Appeals

The blockade on Gaza - about to enter its 13th year in June 2019 - is keeping 1.9 million people isolated and locked into a tiny 365 square kilometres enclave. Years of closures and restrictions on the movement of people and goods, as well as repeated cycles of violence,...
Palestine refugee children stand in front of a destroyed building in Ein El Tal camp in Syria. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abou Zeid
In 2019, UNRWA requires US$ 277 million for its humanitarian response to the Syria crisis. This response will be guided by the following three strategic priorities: Strategic Priority 1: To preserve resilience through the provision of humanitarian assistance ensuring that...
Occupied Palestinian Territory Emergency Appeal 2019Nada Al-Udaini attends class at the UNRWA Deir al Balah Elementary Girls School “A” in Gaza. © 2018 Photo by Hussein Jaber
The 2019 EA addresses the priority humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in Gaza and the West Bank. It is guided by the following three strategic priorities: Strategic Priority 1: Crisis-affecte Palestine refugee households facing acute shocks have increased economic...
UNRWA Launches Global Fundraising Campaign #DignityIsPriceless in Gaza. © 2018 UNRWA Photo Rushdi Al Saraj
UNRWA is launching the #DignityIsPriceless Global Campaign in response to recent unprecedented funding reductions. At this crisis moment, Palestine refugees deserve our collective solidarity to protect their dignity by providing emergency food assistance to the most...
Music class in Sahnaya al-Muhdatheh School, Rif Damascus. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
Now in its seventh year, the conflict in Syria continues to have shattering consequences for ordinary people that have lost their homes, livelihoods and security. Palestine refugees are one of the communities worst affected by the conflict. They rely on UNRWA to provide...