06 February 2019
The UNRWA Young Women Leaders Programme (YWLP) has finalized implementation of the “Improving Young Graduate Women’s Right to Work in the Gaza Strip through the Provision of Professional Internships” Project funded by the Spanish regional Baleares government. The project...
Occupied Palestinian Territory Emergency Appeal 2019Nada Al-Udaini attends class at the UNRWA Deir al Balah Elementary Girls School “A” in Gaza. © 2018 Photo by Hussein Jaber
The 2019 EA addresses the priority humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in Gaza and the West Bank. It is guided by the following three strategic priorities: Strategic Priority 1: Crisis-affecte Palestine refugee households facing acute shocks have increased economic...
29 January 2019
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA , Pierre Krähenbühl, today called for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East
21 December 2018
UNRWA acknowledges the generous contribution from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) of US$ 2.35 million
20 December 2018
The Government of Italy contributed EUR 2 million to UNRWA health services in Gaza and EUR 2 million to UNRWA food programmes in the West Bank and Gaza.
30 November 2018
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), has contributed US$ 63 million for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan. The four agreements were signed today by the SFD Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Dr. Khalid...
22 November 2018
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, attended a signing ceremony for two...
12 October 2018
The Government of Italy and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) formalized an agreement for a EUR 2 million contribution to the UNRWA health programme in Gaza on 12 October 2018 during a signing ceremony held at the Italian Consul General residence in...
07 October 2018
On 28 September, violence in Gaza led to the death of seven Palestinians including two children, one of whom was an UNRWA student. This latest death brings to 13 the total number of UNRWA students who have been killed since 30 March 2018 in the context of the so-called “...
01 October 2018
UNRWA decided to temporarily withdraw part of its international staff from Gaza following a series of worrying security incidents affecting its personnel in the Strip