15 February 2021
Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, The Big Heart Foundation, a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to helping...
04 February 2021
Green energy is not just another buzzword, or another best practice UNRWA is committed to. Instead, the Agency, with help from donor partners like GIZ, understand the need for new clean, renewable sources of energy in Gaza can be lifesaving. Cohorts of Palestine refugee...
26 January 2021
Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip who rely on health services from t UNRWA will soon benefit from much-needed medical equipment thanks to a generous contribution from the International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO).
Students in their first week back to school at UNRWA Jabalia Elementary Co-educational School in Gaza. @ 2020 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
for the reporting period 01 January – 30 June 2020 In the first half of 2020, Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) continued to suffer the humanitarian and protection consequences of the Israeli occupation, coupled with the public health and socio-...
27 July 2020
France contributed EUR 500,000 today to enable the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to continue addressing basic humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees through food assistance. UNRWA provides a critical humanitarian...
28 November 2020
Mr. Philippe Lazzarini inaugurated a new building within the Sabra health centre, south of Gaza city. Director of UNRWA Affairs in Gaza
25 November 2020
The Advisory Commission (AdCom) on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) met virtually by videoconferencing on 23-24 November amidst immense concern over the financial shortfall that the Agency is facing.
24 November 2020
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and to reduce the possibility of transmission in the community, UNRWA initiated home-delivery of vital, life-saving medicines to its Palestine refugee patients across the Gaza Strip.
11 November 2020
As COVID-19 continues to fuel increased hardship among the two million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip, thousands of vulnerable and orphaned refugee children living in the enclave are receiving invaluable assistance from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) through a generous grant to...