SyriaPalestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, April 2017
07 June 2017
UNRWA released this month its latest population figures in Syria based on the 2016 verification exercise. There are 438,000 Palestine refugees remaining in Syria against the 560,000 individuals registered with UNRWA in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals rely on...
24 May 2017
UNRWA marked an important milestone in one of its health reform strategies, the Family Health Team (FHT) approach. In 2016, the FHT approach has now become operational in all health centres in four fields, with on-going efforts to roll it out in Syria. The approach also...
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, January - March 2017
05 May 2017
On 30 March, UNRWA participated in the second inter-agency convoy to Khan Eshieh camp since access was resumed in December 2016.
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, March 2017
24 April 2017
Fighting increased in Eastern Ghouta, causingmajor displacement, including for Palestine refugee families. In response to recent developments, UNRWA distributed vital food and non-food assistance to Palestine refugees newly displaced from Qaboun and Barzeh. The Agency also...
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, February 2017
20 March 2017
UNRWA noted the escalation of violence in Dera’a Governorate, south of Damascus. Fighting among all parties to the conflict in the area at the end of February caused large displacement of families, impeded civilian access to live-saving aid and resulted in the deaths of...