Emergency Appeals

Jaramana collective shelter, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
In 2016, the conflict in Syria continued with intensity and unpredictability, resulting in further loss of civilian life and material destruction. Palestine refugees continue to be among those worst affected by the conflict. In 2017, UNRWA requires US$ 411 million for its...
Jaramana collective shelter, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
Delivering vital assistance and services to Palestine refugees in Syria remains a major challenge for UNRWA. During 2016, the conflict in Syria has continued with intensity and unpredictability, resulting in further loss of civilian life and material destruction. Of the...
Repairing the water network in Jabalia camp, northern Gaza © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
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...
Repairing the water network in Jabalia camp, northern Gaza © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
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. 6,750 Palestine refugee families...
Bedouin children from Khan al-Ahmar, located on the periphery of Jerusalem near Jericho. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
In the oPt, Palestine refugees are exposed to the lasting consequences of an occupation now approaching 50 years. In Gaza, a decade-long blockade and repeated cycles of conflict has rendered the majority of the population dependent on aid to meet basic needs. Unemployment...