syria regional crisis emergency appeal progress report

Friday, November 26, 2021

For the reporting period 1 january – 30 june 2021

Through this Emergency Appeal (EA), UNRWA continued to provide humanitarian assistance, including emergency cash, food, non-food items (NFIs), health, education, livelihoods, and protection to Palestine refugees in Syria, and PRS in Lebanon and Jordan. The Agency continued to apply COVID-19 preventive measures while adapting the delivery of its services to ensure the safety of both UNRWA staff and refugees.

During the first half of the year, emergency cash assistance was provided to 417,474 Palestine refugees in Syria (of whom, 52 per cent were women), 27,421 PRS (52 per cent women) in Lebanon and 18,096 PRS (52 per cent women) in Jordan. The Agency also provided the 637 PRS residing in KAP in Jordan with a range of humanitarian assistance, including emergency cash assistance, basic education, health and protection services.

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Palestine refugee children wear face masks in all UNRWA schools. Majedo School, Beddawi camp, Lebanon. © 2021 UNRWA Photo