Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people marked at UN with calls for action

Marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, United Nations officials today called for steps to translate the promises of the peace process – most recently expressed at a major meeting in the United States city of Annapolis – into action to achieve a two-State solution to the conflict in the Middle East.

UN agency launches appeal to aid refugees displaced by Lebanese fighting

The main United Nations agency tasked with helping Palestinian refugees launched an appeal today for nearly $13 million to help the thousands of people who have had to flee the Nahr el-Bared camp in northern Lebanon because of deadly fighting.

UN refugee agency seeks urgent health care for Palestinians at Iraq border camp

The United Nations refugee agency said today it is “highly concerned” over living conditions for hundreds of Palestinians who fled their homes in Baghdad to a camp near Iraq’s Syrian border, which has no healthcare and is vulnerable to a harsh climate.