Emergency Appeals

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...
In 2019 UNRWA requires US$ 138,460,418 to address the priority humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in Gaza and the West Bank.
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...