Reports

© 2016 UNRWA
April 2016 was marked by a sharp escalation of armed violence in Yarmouk, interrupting UNRWA’s humanitarian operations in nearby Yalda. interruption, UNRWA had been providing a range of assistance to 6,000 Palestine refugee families from Yarmouk, Yalda, Babila and Beit...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christoph von Toggenburg
Briefing note - April 2016 The year 2015 was the most deadly since 2006 for Palestinians, including Palestine refugees, in the West Bank including East Jerusalem. Children and young people in particular have suffered. This briefing note focuses on Palestine refugee children...
Health department annual report 2015
The 2015 Annual Report of the Department of Health highlights the remarkable gains achieved by UNRWA in reducing mother and child deaths, infectious and communicable disease transmission, and achieving nearly 100 per cent vaccination coverage rates. The report commends...
Schools on the front line: The impact of armed conflict and violence on UNRWA schools and education services
Many UNRWA schools are on the front line of armed conflict and violence, which has endangered the lives of Palestine refugee children and posed serious challenges to providing for their education. This report documents the impact of armed conflict and violence in recent...
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, March 2016
International Women’s Day : UNRWA celebrated the resilience of Palestine refugee women in Syria through staged performances at the Damascus Opera House on 23 March. The evening presented three acts including a dance performance expressing the equality of roles women and men...