Ethics Office Annual Report 2021
30 November 2022
Emergency food supplies being prepared for distribution at the UNRWA integrated services operation centre, Gaza. © 2021 UNRWA. Photo by Mohamed Hinnawi
19 October 2022
Education under Attack 2022
09 September 2022
A young Palestine refugee child watches over their toddler sibling sleeping in a classroom of the UNRWA Salah Eddin School in Gaza. Their family is among the 48,000 Palestinians in Gaza seeking refuge in UNRWA shelters after their displacement following airstrikes in the besieged Strip. 17 May 2021 © 2021 UNRWA Photo By Mohamed Hinnawi
Situation In the last 24hrs, extensive military strikes have caused damage to the central laboratory for Covid-testing in Gaza, key infrastructure in Gaza City, solar panels on UNRWA schools, as well as what appears to be an unexploded deep-buried bomb in one of UNRWA’s...
A PRS youth working as a weekly paid worker at a juice shop in Beddawi Camp to assist his family. © 2020 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
In early March 2020, UNRWA carried out a living conditions survey among Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon to determine resource requirements in meeting their humanitarian needs. A representative sample of the PRS population found to be residing in Lebanon in a...
Food distribution at Qabr Essit observe precautionary measures for COVID-19 © 2021 UNRWA
UNRWA launches 2021 Syria Regional Emergency Appeal On 11 February 2021, the Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal for 2021 was officially launched, during a virtual event led by the Deputy Commissioner General, and which hosted about 150 participants from donor and...
Palestine refugee adolescents sing and perform at the opening ceremony of a photo exhibition of Palestine refugees with disabilities at UNRWA Damascus Training Centre © 2020 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad
Rapid Increase in Number of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Since the beginning of the pandemic, 98 Palestine refugees (non-staff) have tested positive to COVID-19, and six refugees have died after contracting the virus. A total of 135 UNRWA staff (including 117 Palestine...
UNRWA is implementing COVID-19 preventative measures in its schools across Syria to keep students, teachers and their communities safe while providing quality education. ©2020 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad.
for the reporting period 01 January – 30 June 2020 During the first six months of 2020, Palestine refugees in Syria, and Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon and Jordan continued to struggle with increased humanitarian needs as a consequence of the protracted...