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Syria: UNRWA Operations and Achievements in 2015

17 March 2016
In 2015, UNRWA operations continued to be impacted by unpredictable and devastating armed violence and increasingly complex and deepening humanitarian needs. In response, the Agency continued to prioritize the provision of basic services and humanitarian assistance to...
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, February 2016
16 March 2016
Access to distribute humanitarian assistance for residents of Yarmouk, Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham was made possible for the 1rst time since June from a distribution point in Yalda. From 13 to 29 February, UNRWA distributed 5,700 food parcels; 19,160 blankets; and 2,400...
© 2014 UNRWA Lebanon Field Office Archives
08 March 2016
In view of addressing gender-based violence (GBV) holistically, in 2009, UNRWA adopted a multisectoral approach informed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings. Work on addressing GBV has focused on the...
© 2016 UNRWA
18 February 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl launched the Emergency Appeal on 2 February in Amman. Together with the Lebanon, Jordan and Syria Field Directors, the plight of Palestine refugees in Syria and the impact the crisis has had over the past fi¬ve years was...
09 February 2016
Over the past 25 years UNRWA has financed 398,154 loans valued at USD 440.41 million, with women receiving 132,065 of these loans (33 per cent), valued at USD 98.48 million (or just 22 per cent of the historical value of loans financed). As the longest running programme,...