Syria

Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, January - March 2017
05 May 2017
On 30 March, UNRWA participated in the second inter-agency convoy to Khan Eshieh camp since access was resumed in December 2016.
Syria Palestine Refugees Humanitarian Snapshot, March 2017
24 April 2017
Fighting increased in Eastern Ghouta, causingmajor displacement, including for Palestine refugee families. In response to recent developments, UNRWA distributed vital food and non-food assistance to Palestine refugees newly displaced from Qaboun and Barzeh. The Agency also...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
06 April 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl says war-related trauma was often underestimated by the international community
Students go back to school in Alliance, Jaramana camp, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
The devastating impact of the war in Syria has not diminished the academic achievement of students in UN-run schools, according to figures released by UNRWA at the Syria conference in Brussels
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
Despite the hardship, displacement, violence and poverty endured by UNRWA students living in Syria during a punishing conflict, they have shown strong performance against key education measurements
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visits Palestine refugees displaced from Ein el-Tal camp and sheltered in a governmental School in Aleppo. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Zeid
31 March 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Syria from 26 to 31 March, meeting with Palestine refugees, UNRWA staff and senior government officials.
© 2016 UNRWA Photo

Delivering Education on the Front Line

30 March 2017
In response to the ongoing Syria crisis, UNRWA has played a crucial role in ensuring that Palestine refugee children from Syria, including those who have been displaced to Jordan and Lebanon, are able to access quality education, even within the context of protracted...
Al-Amin Health Centre, Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
30 March 2017
The European Union, through the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, has donated EUR 10 million to UNRWA for its programmes in Syria, including education, health, technical and vocational education and training, microfinance and emergency cash...