prs

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...
26 July 2017
The number of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) recorded in Jordan as of June 2017 was 17,359, a 3 per cent increase compared to December 2016. The percentage of PRS residing in Jordan assessed to be vulnerable or extremely vulnerable has increased from 87 per cent to...
26 July 2017
Despite various constraints and operational challenges, most often resulting from violent clashes and protests in Palestine refugee camps, UNRWA continued to deliver quality, equitable and inclusive education services to all Palestine Refugees from Syria (PRS) children (5,...
Oum Moussa tells her story at the launch of the 2017 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal in Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
20 January 2017
Oum Moussa, a mother of four from Khan Eshieh camp, fled the war in Syria with her family and sought refuge in Burj Barajneh camp in Beirut, where she faces the challenges of life in Lebanon with courage and the hope of returning to her country
Mohammad accesses the cash assistance from UNRWA through the e-card programme, introduced in Jordan in April 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christien van den Brink
27 December 2016
Mohammad Adnan Alwesh and his family – consisting of his wife Samah and their three kids, Tareq, Rayan and Adnan – fled from Yarmouk camp in Damascus in 2014. Their life in Amman has been far from easy since. Mohammad’s family are among the more than 3,500 Palestine refugee...
Shelter of the Maashouk Hassan family in Tyre, southern Lebanon, 21 May 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Kate Brooks
08 October 2015
The “Profiling vulnerability of Palestine refugees from Syria living in Lebanon” report is a multi-sectorial analysis of the vulnerability experienced by the Palestine Refugees from Syria [PRS] according to the following sectors: economic; education; food-security; health;...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
30 August 2015
Through the generous support of the donor community the Agency was able to avoid this and is taking measures to ensure that this situation is prevented in the future. In July 2015, UNRWA was forced to suspend the cash for housing assistance to Palestinian Refugees from...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
30 June 2015
There are approximately 42,500 PRS recorded with UNRWA in Lebanon (11,500 families). Due to a shortfall in funding, UNRWA is forced to suspend the cash for housing assistance to Palestinian Refugees from Syria (PRS) as of July 2015. This is particularly concerning as PRS in...
Nov. 27, 2013, Beqaa Valley. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahed
22 May 2015
UNRWA has been forced to suspend monthly cash assistance for housing to Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) living in Lebanon. Starting July 2015, more than 43,000 Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon who receive monthly cash assistance of US$ 100 per family towards...