Syria Emergency Response Progress Highlights
03 August 2017
According to a verification exercise conducted at the end of 2016, 438,000 Palestine refugees remain in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals, or 95 per cent, rely on humanitarian assistance, including cash, food and non-food items, to survive and 254,000 were displaced...
UNRWA and the Jordanian Ministry of Education held a joint workshop on 5 July under the patronage of the Minister of Education to promote further collaboration on education for Palestine refugees. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Anwar al-Khatib
14 July 2017
The joint workshop promoted collaboration between UNRWA and the Jordanian Ministry of Education
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
21 June 2017
Through its Education in Emergencies (EiE) programme, UNRWA helps to ensure that Palestine refugee children, across the Agency's five fields of operations, can continue to access quality education and learning opportunities, even in times of crisis and conflict. The UNRWA...
Dr. Alexis Loeber, Head of the Cooperation Sector at the EU Delegation, with EU scholarship recipients during the Students’ Showcase held in Beirut. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Abu Salah
13 June 2017
On Monday, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union (EU) held a ‘Students’ Showcase’ ceremony in Beirut to highlight the achievements of students who received scholarships through the UNRWA...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mustafa Gharableh
06 June 2017
From 15 to 17 May, the Department of Education held its second Curriculum Forum in Amman as part of extended efforts to further strengthen the implementation of the Agency’s Curriculum Framework
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
Palestine refugee students meet with children from Sweden as part of the My Voice - My School classroom initiative. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
22 May 2017
Palestine refugee students from the Palestine Martyrs School in Ein El Hilweh camp, Lebanon, meet with children from Sweden’s Helsingborg International School as part of the UNRWA My Voice-My School classroom initiative
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
“I have passed through much pain and suffering, but I persisted as an independent woman – one who can support her family and build her future and her sons’ futures by herself, even after the divorce and the death of my parents and brothers,” says UNRWA teacher Sobhia Abed-...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
Thirty-eight-year-old UNRWA teacher Basema al-Mlalha is the main breadwinner for her family of five