displacement

Two teenage girls from Yarmouk get ready to prepare to sit for national exams, Palestine Institute School, May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 June 2015
Alaa still remembers the day she was forced to flee Syria. “When I visualize the old days of violence in Kafr Battna, Damascus, I cannot believe I am still alive,” she says. “The walls of our house were tumbling down as we fled. It is like a nightmare.” Like many other...
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) team member Mohammed Atallah shares his experience with other Collective Centre Management Unit staff during a training on ‘lessons learned‘ held on 26 April in Gaza City. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
06 May 2015
“The most important output from this training is to find and discuss the most successful approaches in the management of UNRWA Collective Centres,” said Ansa Masaud, head of the UNRWA Collective Centres Management Unit (CCMU) at the beginning of a ‘lessons learned’ event...
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...
Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 June 2017
UNRWA is providing the most vulnerable Palestine refugees some respite from Syria’s devastating conflict during the holy month of Ramadan by distributing suhour baskets and meat pies in its collective shelters
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