|UNRWA statement on killing of UNRWA staff member|
|16 March 2013|
It is with great sadness that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of the conflict-related death of Nasri Khalil Hasan, a member of its teaching staff in Syria. Nasri Hassan is the sixth UNRWA staff member to be killed in the Syria conflict.
|UNRWA Syria crisis situation update (Issue 34)|
|Armed conflict in Syria continued to escalate this week, resulting in more loss of lives and significant displacement. As the situation continues to deteriorate in Syria, more civilians are unable to meet their basic needs.|
|UNRWA Syria midwife delivers baby in harsh conditions|
|18 January 2013|
The vibrant cry of a baby burst out from a small room in the Khan Eshieh refugee camp in southern Damascus. Forced to find refuge in a shelter housing another 15 people, Mayada Yahya gave birth in a small room with no privacy.
|Children go for gold at football tournament|
|14 April 2010|
Spirits were high as a group of Palestinian schoolchildren stormed onto the field on 26 and 27 March for the annual UNRWA-JICA Football Cup. Eight teams gathered at Damascus’ al-Faiha stadium, seven from UNRWA schools across Syria and one from the French School in Damascus.
|UNRWA opens new health centre in Khan Eshieh|
|28 April 2009|
Ms. Maura Connelly, the Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy in Syria, inaugurated a new health centre for Palestine refugees in the Khan Eshieh Camp.
|On the mend|
|29 April 2009|
28 April saw the opening of a new health centre in Khan Eshieh camp in Syria. The new health centre was the result of a US$ 311,500 donation from the United States Government to replace the previous dilapidated building.
|Khan Eshieh refugee camp|
|Khan Eshieh camp is beside the very ancient ruins of Khan Eshieh, which historically served as an overnight shelter for trade caravans on the road between Damascus and the southwest.|