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From left to right: The Acting Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Hakam Shahwan; the President of the General Union for Palestinian Women in Lebanon, Amneh Jebril;  the President of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Dr. Younes El Khatib; and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Welfare Association in Lebanon, Fouad Bawarchi. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
17 March 2017
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Taawon - Lebanon, Islamic Relief, the Palestine Children's Relief Fund (PCRF) and the...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mustafa Gharableh
16 March 2017
Fifty senior education staff, including the Field Education Chiefs, came together in Amman to discuss the results of the Agency’s 2016 Monitoring of Learning Achievement
© 2014 UNRWA Photo
16 March 2017
Through #VoicesfromSyria, UNRWA is sharing six stories of Palestine refugees spanning three generations describing details of daily life in Syria. The narratives reveal extraordinary resilience, and hope is encapsulated in the song, ‘Dreaming of the Future’, recorded for...
Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Mr. Roberto Valent, during the signing ceremony of the amendment to the MOU between UNRWA and UNDP on repairing shelters for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with generous support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
15 March 2017
As part of their continuous efforts to support the Palestinian people, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an amendment to the memorandum of understanding,...
An UNRWA medical officer attends to a Palestine refugee Bedouin child from Ein Samia in the West Bank during a visit by the emergency mobile health clinic. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tala Zeitawi
10 March 2017
The Government of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Agency Cooperation, has contributed SEK 60 million (approximately US$ 6.6 million) UNRWA to support the Agency’s emergency response to the Syria regional crisis and the situation in the occupied...