Features

Rana plays with her children at their house at Neirab camp, Aleppo, Syria © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Zeid
05 April 2018
When Rana Mahmoud Halabi (33) talks about her comfortable life before the war, her eyes light up. Her husband used to fish for tilapia and carp in the Euphrates river. She would help him clean the catch of the day before he brought it to market. “Raqqa was a lovely city,”...
Manar performing with the Lighthouse Choir at the Damascus Opera House. © 2018 UNRWA Photo provided by Manar Al Sha’ar
08 March 2018
International Women’s Day feature, 8 March 2018 Manar al-Sha’ar knows how to turn a tough situation into an opportunity. After being swindled while trying to flee the war in Syria, she decided to build a future within the country. "I refused to give up and decided to...
Zena Z Ghalban (10) takes a seat among her classmates at the UNRWA Maen Elementary Girls School in Khan Yunis.  © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
07 March 2018
“I like reading a lot, it is the only thing that can take me to other worlds. When my family goes out and I cannot join them, I don’t need my mother to stay with me at home, I only ask her to give me a book. While reading, I feel like getting out of my body and travelling...
 The Ambassador of the Netherlands to Lebanon, Jan Waltmans, visited the Siblin Training Centre in South Lebanon to meet students benefiting from projects funded by the Netherlands and discuss the challenges that Palestine refugee youth face. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Wissam Zeid
03 January 2018
On Wednesday 13 December 2017, the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Lebanon, Jan Waltmans, visited the Siblin Training Centre in South Lebanon to meet students benefiting from projects funded by the Netherlands
Group activity with students about gender equality and non-discrimination implemented by Lauren Abdel Kareem, an UNRWA teacher at Beach Preparatory Girls School B. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
19 December 2017
The UNRWA field education programme Gaza organized a ceremony at Beach Preparatory Girls School B (Beach Camp) on 11 December 2017 to mark Human Rights Day