Palestine refugees

Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot for August 2017
20 September 2017
In August, Dera’a camp and city in the south continued to experience a relatively calm situation due to the ceasefi¬re agreement put in place early July. A total of 716 Palestine refugees from Ain Thakar district in Dera’a who had been directly impacted by the clashes...
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, July 2017
17 August 2017
In July, The security situation in the country in July continued to negatively affect the livelihoods of Palestine refugee civilians in Syria. In the south, Dera’a camp and Dera’a city experienced a relatively calm situation in comparison to previous months because of the...
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, June 2017
25 July 2017
In June, the security situation continued to deteriorate in the south. The situation in Dera’a city and camp, Jilien, and Muzeirib remained extremely tense due to the heavy shelling, mortars and clashes, amid airstrikes. In Rif Damascus, violent clashes continued in Yarmouk...
07 April 2017
In a landmark report presented today, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, urges all member states actively to support and make the funding of UNRWA "sustainable, predictable and sufficient"
08 March 2017
UNRWA is alarmed by the escalation of violence in Dera’a Governorate, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus
01 March 2017
The challenges, opportunities and lessons learned from the implementation of Gender Action Plans during the second half of 2016 will be discussed in a February video conference bringing together all UNRWA fields.
Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
02 February 2017
Eighty-year-old Palestine refugee Alia Shehabi moved in search of refuge with her family to the old city of Damascus when they left Palestine in 1948
27 January 2017
UNRWA will be joining the rest of the UN system in reporting on the UN System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, or UN-SWAP, based on common performance standards for the gender-related work of all UN entities, ensuring greater coherence and...
Courtesy of the Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs
24 January 2017
“The world should not forget some 560,000 Palestine refugees from whose lives have been impacted by the deepening conflict in Syria,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl is to tell an international conference on the Syria crisis held in Helsinki