Press Releases

Speaking at the Nahr el-Bared workshop, the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone said: “The NBC project ultimately is about human beings and human dignity, not just buildings. We need to strengthen trust and work together in addressing all aspects of this project.” - © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 October 2017
UNRWA held a workshop on the reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Camp, bringing together representatives of the refugee community and other key stakeholders including Lebanese and Palestinian officials and donors’ representatives
10 October 2017
The European Union has signed an important additional contribution of EUR 9.5 million to the 2017 Programme Budget of UNRWA in response to a call to donors to help close a shortfall that could impact its key services such as education and health-care
Ms. Kirsten Sayers, Chief Executive Officer of RedR Australia and Ms. Francoise Vanni, Director of the UNRWA Department of External Relations and Communications sign Memorandum of Understanding to help strengthen UNRWA emergency response activities. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
05 October 2017
UNRWA and RedR Australia sign Memorandum of Understanding to help strengthen the UNRWA emergency response activities
© 2017 UNRWA Photo
04 October 2017
The Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkey and a delegation of officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency and the Turkish Red Crescent concluded a two-day visit to UNRWA fields...
The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Ambassador Christina Lassen, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, hand over keys to Palestine refugee families to celebrate their return to Nahr el Bared camp, Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
03 October 2017
UNRWA and the European Union held a ceremony in Nahr el-Bared camp to mark the handing over of newly reconstructed houses to 93 returning families