UNRWA has nearly 4,000 staff working in Syria. The Agency relies on its staff to run its core education, health and relief services, in addition to providing humanitarian support to the 450,000 Palestine refugees in the war-torn country. To date, 17 have perished as a result of the conflict and a further 26 are missing and/or detained.
UNRWA presents its sincere condolences to the families of the 17 staff members:
last updated: February - 1 - 2018