|Nowhere to go, Palestine refugees from Syria arrive in Gaza|
|20 June 2013|
“I am struggling to make ends meet amid the difficult circumstances in Gaza. I was surprised by the high cost of living and the lack of jobs..” These are the words of Samir who is one of nearly 1,000 individuals reported to UNRWA as having fled the violence in Syria to look for refuge in the Gaza Strip.
|In Syria, Palestine refugees create hope in the midst of tragedy|
|19 June 2013|
Amal is one of many Palestine refugees displaced by the ongoing conflict in Syria. The 38 year-old mother of four is exhausted physically and emotionally after she and her family left their home in Husseinieh for Sbeineh camp in Damascus, and finally to Jaramana in search of safety.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 51)|
|18 June 2013|
UNRWA continues to deliver essential services and emergency assistance in a challenging environment characterized by unpredictable and repeated displacement of refugees, damage to UNRWA facilities and detention of staff in Syria. The Agency now requires a total of USD 199.4 million to respond to growing needs in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. USD 150 million of this figure will be used to provide urgent humanitarian assistance inside Syria
|Palestinian families fleeing Syria struggle to survive|
|18 June 2013|
UNRWA marks this year’s World Refugee Day by bringing attention to the stories of refugees in its five fields of operation. The following story sheds light on the vulnerability of Palestine refugees displaced by the ongoing violence in Syria.
|More than half of the Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria “Theatres of War”|
|16 June 2013|
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, has told a meeting of stakeholders that seven out of the twelve Palestinian refugee camps in Syria have become “theatres of war" which are often inaccessible to UNRWA. Killings, kidnappings, poverty, destruction and fear have become part of daily life”, he said.
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 50)|
|10 June 2013|
UNRWA launched its Syria Regional Crisis Response this week, alongside the launch of the UN-wide Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan. The new appeal emphasises the particular vulnerability of the Palestine refugee population in Syria and neighbouring countries
|Syria crisis situation update (Issue 49)|
|04 June 2013|
Nearby conflict and displacement of refugees continue to threaten an already vulnerable population, and UNRWA has now provided cash assistance to more than 215,000 refugees in 2013.The Agency provides food, cash and NFIs, in addition to maintaining regular education, health and social services.
|UNRWA schools in Lebanon help displaced Palestine refugee children regain a sense of normalcy|
|01 June 2013|
Maya Mousa, a 13-year old girl is one of the thousands of Palestine refugee children who were displaced along with their families as a result of the ongoing conflict in Syria. In July 2012, Maya escaped from al-Hajar al-Aswad town in Syria,
|UNRWA condemns attack on Sbeineh Palestine refugee camp in Syria|
|30 May 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of a large explosion in Sbeineh Camp, Damascus Governorate, on 27 May, 2013. Early reports suggested that the explosion was caused by a ground-to-ground missile or airstrike.
|Unprecedented study of Bedouin communities relocated by Israel in 1997 says their situation is unsustainable|
|28 May 2013|
The first study of its kind about the transfer against their will of 150 Palestine refugee Bedouin families says that their situation has become socially and economically “non viable”.