Press Releases

© 2013 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
24 May 2018
Islamic Relief USA (IR USA) generously contributed US$ 2.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to support 3,000 vulnerable Palestine refugees in Gaza. "We support UNRWA's fundraising efforts to help alleviate the suffering experienced by so many...
22 May 2018
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has released its annual Health Report for 2017, which provides important information regarding the health situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operation –...
21 May 2018
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has welcomed with deep appreciation the establishment of a “Waqf Fund“ for the Agency, announced by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at its Seventh Extraordinary Summit...
16 May 2018
The Agency’s provision of essential legal aid and child protection services to Palestine refugees in Lebanon continues with support from the Lebanon Humanitarian Fund (LHF) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In...
© 2018 Photo by: Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs
16 May 2018
In the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl and His Excellency Mr. Khalifa Bin Jassim Al Kuwari, Director-General of the Qatar Fund...