Yarmouk

12 April 2015
UNRWA is deeply concerned that lack of humanitarian access to the civilians inside Yarmouk, and those displaced to the south east of Yarmouk, is putting 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian men, women and children at grave risks. Civilians from Yarmouk remain unable to meet their...
11 April 2015
Statement by UNRWA Spokesperson, Chris Gunness UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl is undertaking an urgent mission to Syria today, 11 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General. The visit is prompted by UNRWA’s deepening concerns for...
10 April 2015
Clashes continued to affect Yarmouk on April 10th, for the ninth consecutive day. UNRWA is deeply concerned that lack of humanitarian access to the civilians inside Yarmouk, and those displaced to the south east of Yarmouk, is putting 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian men,...
09 April 2015
The violence that began in Yarmouk on April 9th is not just continuing, it has intensified. The world community must not stand by as a silent witness to what the UN Secretary General has warned could be a massacre. Yarmouk is at the lower reaches of hell. It must not be...
08 April 2015
UNRWA has not been able to conduct any humanitarian distribution in Yarmouk since March 28th. UNRWA is deeply concerned that lack of humanitarian access to the civilians inside Yarmouk, and those displaced to the south of Yarmouk, is putting 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian...
07 April 2015
April 7th marks the sixth day of sustained armed violence inside Yarmouk. No UNRWA humanitarian operations have been possible in Yarmouk since the outbreak of fighting on April 1st. UNRWA remains greatly alarmed that sustained hostilities continue to inflict unimaginable...
06 April 2015
Intensive clashes were reported again in Yarmouk on 6 April 2015. No UNRWA humanitarian operations have been possible inside Yarmouk since the outbreak of fighting on April 1st. UNRWA remains greatly alarmed that sustained hostilities continue to inflict unimaginable...
05 April 2015
The situation of armed conflict continues in Yarmouk today, 5 April 2015. No UNRWA humanitarian operations have been possible inside Yarmouk since the outbreak of fighting on April 1st. As hostilities continue to escalate, UNRWA remains greatly alarmed by the humanitarian...
05 April 2015
UNRWA strongly appeals to all armed actors to cease hostilities that place civilians in acute danger and to withdraw immediately from civilian populated areas.
04 April 2015
No UNRWA food distribution has been possible inside Yarmouk since the outbreak of fighting on April 1st. As intense clashes continue, UNRWA is greatly alarmed by the humanitarian consequences for the 18,000 civilians trapped in Yarmouk. Amidst the fierce fighting, civilians...