Reports

Door-to-door distribution of medicines in Khan Eshieh camp © 2020 UNRWA photo
UNRWA Continues to Deliver Basic Services amidst COVID19- Crisis Despite challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis, UNRWA continued to deliver basic services and essential humanitarian assistance to Palestine refugees throughout the month of April. The Agency had to adopt...
Israeli soldiers fire tear gas in Aida refugee camp in 2014. Photo by Mohammad Alazza
Health Consequences of Tear Gas Exposure Among Palestine Refugees Residents of several longstanding refugee camps in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) have re­ported exposure to tear gas 2–3 times a week for more than a year, but in some months, almost every day. In...
Syria: UNRWA - Humanitarian Snapshot, March 2020
UNRWA Launches COVID-19 Flash Appeal for Palestine Refugees On 17 March 2020, UNRWA launched a Flash Appeal asking for US$ 14 million to prepare and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak over an initial three-month period. The Appeal outlines the Agency’s immediate priorities...
Syria: UNRWA - Humanitarian Snapshot, February 2020
Two Palestine refugees killed amidst rising tensions in the south of Syria On the evening of 28 February, two Palestine refugees, Raghad and Laila, were killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) while walking back to their home in Dera’a camp, located in southern Syria...
Syria: UNRWA - Humanitarian Snapshot, January 2020
UNRWA launches 2020 budget appeal On 31 January 2020, the Acting Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Christian Saunders, called for a minimum of US$ 1.4 billion to fund the Agency’s essential services and assistance, including life-saving humanitarian aid and priority projects,...