Yarmouk

25 August 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities. In late July, 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk and its surrounding areas, threatening the...
20 August 2015
UNRWA conducted its second humanitarian mission to Yalda today to provide life-saving healthcare consultations to civilians, as well as WASH supplies. In late July 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk, putting the lives and wellbeing of...
19 August 2015
On Tuesday, UNRWA conducted its first humanitarian mission to Yalda, since access to the area was suspended on June 8th 2015. Amidst reports of a typhoid outbreak in the Yarmouk region, with at least tens of cases credibly reported in Yarmouk, Yalda, Babila and Beit Sahem,...
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, July 2015
Dera’a witnessed a significant escalation of violence in late June 2015, followed by sporadic clashes throughout July. UNRWA was forced to temporarily suspend operations and services in Dera’a City in late June as armed violence prevented staff and refugees from safely...
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, June 2015
In June, UNRWA was only able to conduct two cross-line missions to the Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham areas, where thousands of civilians have fled from Yarmouk. Only 2,400 packs of bread, 1,200 food parcels and 20,000 litres of potable water were delivered throughout June,...
13 July 2015
"For Palestine refugees, education is a lifeline,” says 17-year-old Nada Shawaheen, a bright and confident Palestine refugee student from Yarmouk, Damascus.
09 July 2015
In the weeks leading up to Syria’s ninth-grade national exams, 16-year-old Maher suffered from nightmares. Unusually for a student, he was less concerned about the exams and more worried about reaching the examination centre. “Every night I had a nightmare,” he recalled. “...
UNRWA 2015
UNRWA continues to provide a wide range of humanitarian assistance to refugees who fled from Yarmouk to the adjacent areas of Babila, Beit Saham and Yalda. In May, UNRWA conducted 12 cross-line missions and distributed 21,300 packs of bread, 5,911 food parcels and 50,000...
07 June 2015
UNRWA established a distribution point in Yalda today, initiating a third round of food distribution to families in Yalda, Babila and Beit Saham displaced or affected by the conflict in Yarmouk. A total of 1,200 families were provided with food parcels and packets of bread.