UNRWA

UN to provide school kits to thousands of Palestinian refugee children

About 30,000 Palestinian refugee children across Lebanon will receive back-to-school kits this week as part of a United Nations push to reduce the financial burden for families struggling to equip their children for the new school term.

Funding shortages limiting UN ability to aid Palestinian refugees

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with supporting Palestinian refugees has urged the international community to bridge a $103 million budget deficit, saying any further funding shortfall would continue to undermine its ability to provide services to those in need.

Palestinian girls nab science prize in Silicon Valley, praise at UN headquarters

Three Palestinian girls educated in a United Nations-funded school in a refugee camp have made history by winning a top spot at an international science fair in Silicon Valley for a revolutionary walking cane for the blind which they demonstrated today for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York.