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UNRWA – United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

NEW YORK / SYRIA FLASH MOB

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA) have chosen the iconic Time Square in New York City to celebrate the moment when UNRWA-led and celebrity-backed social media campaign reached almost double its target of 23 million, same as the pre-war population of Syria. UNTV

21 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / YARMOUK CAMP

UNRWA – the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, succeeded on Wednesday for a second time in a week to distribute food parcels to suffering and isolated civilians in the Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, Syria. UNWRA  

27 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA VOTE UPDATE

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is trying to get aid into Yarmouk camp in Syria following the adoption of a Security Council Resolution that called for improved humanitarian access in Syria. UNTV

24 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / GRANDI

In his final press conference as Commissioner General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Filippo Grandi said that Palestinians in Syria "have suffered by and large the same fate as all other civilians" but have had "much more limited flight options than other people." UNTV

11 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE SOLIDARITY

The United Nations launched the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, with senior officials urging that the observance be used to redouble efforts to achieve a durable peace between Israel and Palestine. UNTV

16 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GAZA/ ARCHIVES

The work of UNRWA photographers and filmmakers since the establishment of the Agency in 1950 is currently being unveiled in a digitization project that is making the audiovisual history of the Palestine refugees available in the modern media era. UNRWA photographers and filmmakers are the main contributors to this collection, spanning from the aftermath of [...]

27 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / ARAB IDOL

Mohammed Assaf, winner of the winner of Arab Idol television music contest and UNRWA’s first ever “Regional Youth Ambassador for Palestine Refugees” visited the United Nations today where he participated in the Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, and spoke to UNifeed. UNTV

25 Nov 2013 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIA PALESTINIAN REFUGEES

At least 44,000 Palestinian refugee homes have been damaged and over half of all registered Palestine refugees in Syria are now displaced within Syria or in neighboring countries with a quarter of a million still inside Syria. (UNWRA)

12 Aug 2013 | Read More »

UNRWA / MUHAMMAD ASAF ARAB IDOL

Arab pop Idol winner Muhammad Asaf visited the UNRWA compound in Gazawhere he met with UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi and staff and was appointed Ambassador for Youth. UNRWA

26 Jun 2013 | Read More »

OPT / PALESTINIAN FOOD INSECURITY

Two United Nations agency heads today expressed concern at deteriorating food security in the West Bank and Gaza where one in three Palestinian households now struggle to feed their families. WFP

21 Jun 2013 | Read More »

 

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