07 April 2015
The conflict in Syria, now in its fifth year, continues to have a disastrous impact on the civilians in the country. Palestine refugees remain particularly vulnerable and have been disproportionately affected by the conflict
Press Releases
© 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 and how...

Qabr Essit camp, south of Damascus, Syria, December 2014. © 2014 UNRWA photo by Taghrid Mohammad
15 March 2016
After five years of a brutal and senseless conflict over a quarter of a million Syrians have been killed and over half the population forced from their homes out of fear and want.
Official Statements
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21 January 2016
12 January –19 January 2016 | Issue 127 During the reporting week, UNRWA launched its US$ 817 million emergency appeals for Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) – both contexts that continue to experience the relentless effects of conflict, occupation and blockade. In the oPt, Palestine refugees are...
Emergency Reports
Ea'tidal Al Najar, Photo credit: ©UNRWA
14 January 2016
UNRWA has released results of its reformed poverty assessment undertaken during the fourth quarter of 2015. An additional 12,767 families (48,833 persons) were added to the existing food assistance beneficiaries under the emergency food distribution
Emergency Reports
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The UNRWA School Parliaments: Good Practices Booklet is a compilation of good practices from UNRWA School Parliaments in all five fields of operations. The practices reflect how School Parliaments have been working to raise awareness and take action on human rights. The Booklet provides an...