UNRWA

"Siding with life in the face of death": photographer captures siege on Palestinians in Syria

Budour Youssef Hassan
17 December 2014

An award-winning young Palestinian photographer reflects on life in the war-torn refugee camp in Syria.

Iconic image heads UN Palestine solidarity campaign

This 1983 image of a Palestinian refugee in Syria forms the centrepiece of a new UNRWA call for solidarity with the Palestinian people.

This photograph of a Palestinian schoolgirl from the 1980s will be projected onto buildings worldwide.

Top UN official aloof as Gaza is “submerged in despair”

Gaza private contractors and Palestinian resistance groups add to outrage over UN’s betrayal of international promises on reconstruction.

A community torn apart: the Palestinians of Nahr al-Bared

Ray Smith
Nahr al-Bared refugee camp
25 November 2014

The reconstruction of the refugee camp in north Lebanon is running out of funds.

Palestinians demand end to UN complicity in Gaza siege

Israeli firms profit from Gaza destruction and reconstruction, currently stalled due to the failure of the UN’s Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism.

Pentagon denies seeking advice from Israel on limiting civilian deaths

US Department of Defense reaffirms its belief that Israel did not do enough to protect civilians in Gaza.

Video: UNRWA's Chris Gunness demolishes anti-Palestinian activist on Fox

Israel activists’ attacks on the UN agency for Palestinian refugees are not motivated by simple hatred of Palestinians or the UN, though that’s evident in their constant demonization of both.

No shelter from winter rains for thousands in Gaza

As winter approaches in Gaza, families remain without proper housing, infrastructure and access to water.

Hundreds of Palestinians killed in Mediterranean were trying to escape hopelessness in Gaza

Khalil Abu Shammala of Al Dameer Association for Human Rights says Palestinians in Gaza are taking desperate, risky measures to live a normal life free of occupation and the Israeli-Egyptian siege.

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel
Beirut
18 September 2014

Children of many Palestinian refugees face being denied education over the coming school year.

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