Qabr Essit camp, Rif Damascus, Syria © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 November 2016
On 17 October 2016, UNRWA inaugurated the newly reconstructed Dallata/Beit Jibreen School for 2,100 students in Qabr Essit camp, 15 km southeast of Damascus. The school building, which was completely destroyed in the conflict in 2013, was rebuilt and upgraded this year with...
US State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard (left) and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) cut the new school ribbon during the inauguration ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 November 2016
The U.S. State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl inaugurated the newly constructed American-funded UNRWA school in Jabal Taj in Amman
09 November 2016
EU Ambassador Christina Lassen visited the Nahr el-Bared Palestinian refugee camp to see first-hand the on-going reconstruction efforts and to view the areas where house reconstruction for families who remain displaced will take place thanks to the EU's recently announced...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
03 November 2016
The United Arab Emirates announced a new US$ 15 million contribution to support the UNRWA education programme in the Gaza Strip
During the mission to South Korea, the UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl (second from left) met with several senior officials at the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including the Deputy Minister for Multilateral Affairs, Choi Jong-moon (third from left). © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Leslie Yun
02 November 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited the Republic of Korea on 27 and 28 October to explore potential opportunities for deeper engagement with South Korea and raise greater awareness about the situation of Palestine refugees in the Middle East
01 November 2016
The partnership between the EU and UNRWA has allowed millions of Palestine refugees to be better educated, live healthier lives, access employment opportunities and improve their living conditions, thus contributing to the development of the entire region.
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) meets with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nobuo Kishi (right), during his mission to Japan. Photo Courtesy of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
28 October 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a three-day mission to Japan in recognition of the long-standing partnership between UNRWA and Japan and to draw attention to the current situation of Palestine refugees
Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson (left), partakes in cutting the ribbon during the inauguration of the new health centre in Aqbat Jabr camp. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
28 October 2016
UNRWA inaugurated the new UNRWA Health Centre in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank. The Health Centre was constructed with a generous grant of US$ 1,900,000 from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development
The Kuwaiti Ambassador Mansour Ayyad SH A Alotaibi (right) hands a cheque in the amount of US$5 million to the Director of the UNRWA Representative Office in New York, Richard Wright (left) in respect of pledges made by Kuwait at the Fourth International Pledging Conference for Syria held in London on 4 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
28 October 2016
UNRWA is very pleased to announce a contribution of US$ 5 million received from the State of Kuwait in support of the Agency’s Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal