Press Releases

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, His Excellency Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, center, today received UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell, left, who was accompanied by UNRWA Director of Finance, Shadi El-Abed, right. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Katherine Reyes
27 June 2018
The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Malaysia, His Excellency Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, today received Deputy Commissioner-General, Sandra Mitchell, to renew his strong support for Palestine refugees and UNRWA
Pledging Conference for UNRWA held in New York on 25 June 2018. © 2018 Photo by the United Nations
26 June 2018
The UNRWA Annual Pledging Conference was a very positive event sustaining momentum in addressing the remaining shortfall of US$ 250 million, which could critically affect the vital UNRWA services to Palestine refugees
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (speaking) addresses representatives of host and donor countries at the opening session of UNRWA Advisory Commission (AdCom) held in Jordan on 18 June 2018. The AdCom members discussed the Agency’s unprecedented financial crisis and state of services rendered to Palestine refugees. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi.
19 June 2018
The Advisory Commission of UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, met in Jordan on 18-19 June to discuss support for the Agency
13 June 2018
According to a new study by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, infant mortality, which in most parts of the world is in decreasing, has not declined for the last decade in Gaza. The paper entitled “Stalled decline in infant mortality among Palestine refugees...
©2018 UNRWA Photo by Laura Sunnen
05 June 2018
An UNRWA convoy has delivered life-saving aid to Palestine refugees and vulnerable Syrians displaced from the destroyed Yarmouk unofficial refugee camp in Damascus to the nearby neighbourhood of Yalda. UNRWA resumed access to the area for the first time since 25 May 2016...