Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot for September 2017

19 October 2017

On 5 September 2017, 47,248 students (23,362 girls and 23,886 boys) enrolled in 101 UNRWA schools located in Agency or government buildings across the country, marking the beginning of the new scholastic year. Two new schools in Husseiniyeh (Rif Damascus) and Barzeh (Damascus) opened in September 2017 to accommodate students. In addition, UNRWA distributed 13,150 back-to-school kits in 32 schools while the remaining students will receive their kits by October.  

Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot for September 2017
Two UNRWA students from Gaza enjoy recess in their first day of school. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj
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