Emergency Appeals

Jaramana collective shelter, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
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09 January 2017
Repairing the water network in Jabalia camp, northern Gaza © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
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09 January 2017
Repairing the water network in Jabalia camp, northern Gaza © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 January 2017
In 2016, Palestine refugees across the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) faced continued Israeli occupation, repeated violations of human rights and high levels of violence. In Gaza, the political and security situation remains volatile. Two and a half years on from the...
UNRWA remains deeply concerned for the safety and protection of Palestinian and Syrian civilians, including children, who remain in Yarmouk. © 2015 UNRWA Photo By Taghrid Mohammad
17 April 2015
The 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian civilians remaining in Yarmouk have experienced extreme suffering, siege and exposure to armed conflict for a period of more than two years. Today, they face their worst crisis since 2012, as conflict engulfs their homes and threatens to...
Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2015
01 January 2015
UNRWA requires US$ 415.4 million to meet minimum needs of Palestine refugees affected by the Syria crisis in the region. The 2014 UNRWA appeal was only 50 per cent funded. Only by substantially reducing individual assistance has UNRWA been able to continue serving all those...
© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
10 December 2014
The 2015 Emergency Appeal addresses the priority humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The Agency will shape its response along three common strategic objectives across the fields: prevent further deterioration...
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
26 August 2014
The violent conflict in the Gaza Strip that began on 8 July has caused immense human suffering and devastation. The numbers of civilian fatalities, injuries and displacements, and the destruction of homes and other civilian infrastructure, are unprecedented. The emergency...