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...
Palestine refugee students and representatives of the EU Delegation in Lebanon playing at Deir Qassi School. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
26 May 2017
UNRWA hosted a ceremony at Deir Qassi School in Saida to recognize the support of the European Union for Palestine refugee children with disabilities in Lebanon
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
Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian refugee children “Run for Growing Together” during the Vivicittà Run. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
21 May 2017
Around 800 children between the ages of 8 and 13 gathered on Sunday to participate in the ‘Vivicittà Run’ held in North Lebanon under the theme ‘Run for Growing Together’
Palestine refugee Hafiz Abu Hamdi was able to improve her family’s living conditions through the UNRWA self-help shelter rehabilitation project, supported by the European Union. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
09 May 2017
Through a self-help approach that directly involves the families, the European Union is helping to rehabilitate 400 Palestine refugee shelters in dire need of rehabilitation in Lebanon
The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone; the Representative of UNICEF in Lebanon, Tanya Chapuisat; and the eldest son of Mueen Jeishi, an UNRWA sports teacher who passed away two days before the launch of the Palestiniadi while preparing for the event, light the torch for the annual Palestiniadi sports activities. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Abu Salah
21 April 2017
UNRWA, in partnership with UNICEF, launched the Palestiniadi, a sports event that brings together around 300 youth in Lebanon, including Palestine refugee children from Lebanon and Syria and Lebanese children from different schools across the country, to compete in team...
Dr. Alexis Loeber, Head of the Cooperation Section at the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, attends the opening of the new gymnasium for Palestine refugee youth in Lebanon, rehabilitated through funds from the European Union. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
27 April 2017
On 19 April, UNRWA hosted a ceremony at the Siblin Training Centre to open a gymnasium that was rehabilitated through funds from the European Union
UNRWA hosted a ceremony in Lebanon to recognize the 207 Agency staff trained in mental health support through funds from the EU. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rania Saadallah
21 April 2017
UNRWA hosted a ceremony to recognize the 207 Agency staff trained in mental health support through funds from the European Union
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Our response to an increasingly challenging protection environment in Lebanon focuses on safeguarding and realizing the rights of Palestine refugees, with a particular focus on the needs of the most vulnerable groups.

Key protection issues for Palestine Refugees from Lebanon include the...

Photo Courtesy of Jamie Jibberish
30 March 2017
Last month, 140 young UNRWA students from the UNRWA Caesaria School in Tyre, Lebanon, were astonished and amazed as they watched Jamie Jibberish, a humanitarian magician, perform a wide range of magic tricks