Press Releases

TIKA Contributes Medical Supplies to UNRWA Health Centre in Jordan
03 February 2018
The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) made a generous in-kind contribution of medical supplies to the Amman North Camp Health Centre of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. The in-kind contribution, consisting...
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krӓhebühl, launches the UNRWA Emergency Appeal for Syria, Gaza and the West Bank during a press conference at the UNOG Palais des Nations in Geneva on 30 January 2018. © 2018 UNRWA Photo
30 January 2018
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an appeal for its emergency programmes of over US$ 800 million; approximately US$ 400 million each for Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), which consists...
© 2018 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
22 January 2018
Today, hundreds of school children in Gaza gathered with UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, to launch the global fundraising campaign #DignityIsPriceless
The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Philippe Lazzarini, the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone and Head of OCHA Lebanon Nathalie Fustier, visited Burj Barajneh camp in Beirut where they witnessed firsthand the circumstances in which Palestinian and Syrian refugees are living. © 2018 UNRWA Photo
12 January 2018
The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Philippe Lazzarini, the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone and Head of OCHA Lebanon Nathalie Fustier...
My Voice My School 2017. © UNRWA Photo
11 January 2018
The My Voice-My School education project empowers Palestine refugee children by giving them a voice and an opportunity to communicate with their peers overseas