Syria

Haifa collective shelter, Damascus, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 July 2017
Thanks to a contribution from the World Federation, UNRWA distributed additional food assistance to the residents of collective shelters in Syria this Ramadan
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
21 June 2017
Through its Education in Emergencies (EiE) programme, UNRWA helps to ensure that Palestine refugee children, across the Agency's five fields of operations, can continue to access quality education and learning opportunities, even in times of crisis and conflict. The UNRWA...
UNRWA volunteer Aisha Ibrahim, Al-Khalssa School collective shelter, Khan Dunoun, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
14 June 2017
It is early morning when 32-year-old Aisha Ibrahim posts an announcement on the wall of the Al-Khalssa School collective shelter in Khan Dunoun camp, south of Damascus. Aisha, a volunteer for the Women’s Committee, is inviting women and girls from the area to attend a...
Syria: UNRWA - Palestine Refugees Demographics - Verification Exercise 2016
12 June 2017
UNRWA released its latest population figures in Syria based on the 2016 verification exercise. There are 438,000 Palestine refugees remaining against the 560,000 individuals registered with UNRWA in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals rely on humanitarian assistance to...
Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 June 2017
UNRWA is providing the most vulnerable Palestine refugees some respite from Syria’s devastating conflict during the holy month of Ramadan by distributing suhour baskets and meat pies in its collective shelters
SyriaPalestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, April 2017
07 June 2017
UNRWA released this month its latest population figures in Syria based on the 2016 verification exercise. There are 438,000 Palestine refugees remaining in Syria against the 560,000 individuals registered with UNRWA in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals rely on...
Mohammad, displaced from Yarmouk, attends support classes at the UNRWA Palestine School in Damascus. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
26 May 2017
UNRWA helped 297 students from Yarmouk and Lebanon traveled to the Alliance Quarter in Damascus and provided them with room and board to attend the UNRWA support classes running throughout the duration of the ninth-grade national exam from 14 through 25 May
UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
19 May 2017
“Our microfinance work is a rare but significant example of hope in conflict-torn Syria,” says UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl