conflict

UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed...
27 September 2017
This document is a recreational activity resource guide for teachers, counsellors, and community members working with children in conflict or other challenging contexts.
Safe learning space, Damascus, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 August 2017
In conflict-torn Syria, UNRWA has set up eight safe learning spaces and 22 recreational playgrounds in communities and shelters to provide children with a protected environment to continue with their learning and engage in recreational activities, building their social...
Syria Emergency Response Progress Highlights
03 August 2017
According to a verification exercise conducted at the end of 2016, 438,000 Palestine refugees remain in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals, or 95 per cent, rely on humanitarian assistance, including cash, food and non-food items, to survive and 254,000 were displaced...
UNRWA Field Office, Damascus, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
31 July 2017
In Syria, 95 per cent of Palestine refugees require emergency aid from UNRWA. In 2017, the Agency appeals for US$ 411 million for its humanitarian response to the Syria crisis