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UNRWA Al-Ariha School collective shelter, Khan Dunoun, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
21 July 2017
This report covers the UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis response during the period from January through December 2016 and is intended to provide an update on results achieved as measured against the full range of indicators included in the Emergency Appeal (EA) for the 2016...
Separated by the war, Siham and Hamida reunite in Aleppo, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Samy Bayrakdar
14 July 2017
Two elderly sisters from Syria were unexpectedly reunited at a gathering for seniors, organized by the UNRWA Area Support Office team, after being separated during the Battles for Aleppo
Haifa collective shelter, Damascus, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 July 2017
Thanks to a contribution from the World Federation, UNRWA distributed additional food assistance to the residents of collective shelters in Syria this Ramadan
Syria: UNRWA - Palestine Refugees Demographics - Verification Exercise 2016
12 June 2017
UNRWA released its latest population figures in Syria based on the 2016 verification exercise. There are 438,000 Palestine refugees remaining against the 560,000 individuals registered with UNRWA in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals rely on humanitarian assistance to...
09 June 2017
UNRWA condemns the existence of tunnels under two of its schools in Maghazi camp in the Gaza Strip in the strongest possible terms. "It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way," says UNRWA Spokesperson Christopher Gunness
SyriaPalestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, April 2017
07 June 2017
UNRWA released this month its latest population figures in Syria based on the 2016 verification exercise. There are 438,000 Palestine refugees remaining in Syria against the 560,000 individuals registered with UNRWA in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals rely on...
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