UNRWA

Donor nations laud 'remarkable' efforts by UN agency aiding Palestine refugees

The European Union (EU) will continue to urge the Israeli authorities to ease restrictions imposed on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), an EU representative told a meeting of donors in Amman, Jordan today.

Facing financial crisis, UN relief agency for Palestine refugees seeks urgent funds

Facing a severe budget deficit, the United Nations agency helping millions of Palestinian refugees urged donors gathered in Amman today to contribute to its activities as a force of stability in the Middle East.

Head of UN agency for Palestine refugees urges greater relief aid to ease tensions

The head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) today called for more humanitarian aid to the region in order to stem mounting tensions there.

Israeli soldiers block UN convoys from Palestine refugee camp

Two separate United Nations convoys travelling to a refugee camp in Gaza were blocked by an Israeli checkpoint today and forced to turn back without reaching their destination.