Lebanon

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...
UNRWA alumnus Safaa Nasser achieved the highest mark in all secondary schools in Lebanon among those who sat for the final Life Science exams for the Baccalaureate 2.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 October 2017
UNRWA alumnus Safaa Nasser achieved the highest mark in all secondary schools in Lebanon among those who sat for the final Life Science exams for the Baccalaureate 2
Speaking at the Nahr el-Bared workshop, the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone said: “The NBC project ultimately is about human beings and human dignity, not just buildings. We need to strengthen trust and work together in addressing all aspects of this project.” - © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 October 2017
UNRWA held a workshop on the reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Camp, bringing together representatives of the refugee community and other key stakeholders including Lebanese and Palestinian officials and donors’ representatives
The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Ambassador Christina Lassen, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, hand over keys to Palestine refugee families to celebrate their return to Nahr el Bared camp, Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
03 October 2017
UNRWA and the European Union held a ceremony in Nahr el-Bared camp to mark the handing over of newly reconstructed houses to 93 returning families
Palestine refugee students at Haifa School in Lebanon are excited to go back to school. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
08 September 2017
UNRWA opened its doors to some 36,400 young Palestine refugee children in Lebanon, including some 5,000 Palestine refugee children from Syria, for the first day of the 2017/18 academic year. UNICEF has supported these children and their families with Back-to-school kits...
28 August 2017
UNRWA launched a campaign to encourage Palestine refugee children in Lebanon to go back to school with support from the European Union's Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis
Palestine refugee students visit recently rehabilitated health centres in Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
18 August 2017
In May 2017, 120 grade 7 students from the Saida and Burj Shemali areas visited three newly renovated UNRWA health centres, all of which were rehabilitated and refurbished with European Union support, to learn about the Agency’s health-care services and see them in action,...
01 August 2017
UNRWA and Taawon-Lebanon (Welfare Association) in Lebanon extend the appeal launched during the holy month of Ramadan to cover the treatment of five Palestinian patients in Lebanon in dire need of critical surgical interventions