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...
Mohammad, displaced from Yarmouk, attends support classes at the UNRWA Palestine School in Damascus. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
26 May 2017
UNRWA helped 297 students from Yarmouk and Lebanon traveled to the Alliance Quarter in Damascus and provided them with room and board to attend the UNRWA support classes running throughout the duration of the ninth-grade national exam from 14 through 25 May
UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
19 May 2017
“Our microfinance work is a rare but significant example of hope in conflict-torn Syria,” says UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, January - March 2017
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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
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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 assisted internally...

© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
06 April 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl says war-related trauma was often underestimated by the international community
Students go back to school in Alliance, Jaramana camp, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
The devastating impact of the war in Syria has not diminished the academic achievement of students in UN-run schools, according to figures released by UNRWA at the Syria conference in Brussels
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
Despite the hardship, displacement, violence and poverty endured by UNRWA students living in Syria during a punishing conflict, they have shown strong performance against key education measurements
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visits Palestine refugees displaced from Ein el-Tal camp and sheltered in a governmental School in Aleppo. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Zeid
31 March 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Syria from 26 to 31 March, meeting with Palestine refugees, UNRWA staff and senior government officials.