What We Do

UNRWA human development and humanitarian services encompass primary and vocational education, primary health care, relief and social services, infrastructure and camp improvement, microfinance and emergency response, including in situations of armed conflict.

Education
532,857
Students
Health
3.1M
Refugees Access Our Health Services
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5.5M
Million registered refugees covered by our protection mandate
Relief & Social Services
255,579
Refugees Supported by Social Safety Net
Microfinance
475,905
Number of Loans Awarded
Infrastructure & Camp Improvement
1.63M
Lives Impacted
Emergencies
460,000
Refugees Impacted by the Conflict in Syria

Our Priorities

Our Priorities

We are committed to fostering the human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to:

  • Acquire knowledge and skills

  • Lead long and healthy lives

  • Achieve decent standards of living

  • Enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.

Read more on the four human development goals identified as the focus of UNRWA operations.