UNRWA is Unique in its long standing commitment to one group of refugees, and its contributions to the welfare and human development
for four generations of Palestine refugees. Name: The United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East.
Establishment Date: 8-December-1949.
Field Operation Date: 1 May 1950.
UNRWA’s Beneficiaries: Palestine registered refugees Number of Registered Refugees in 2010: 4.9 Million.
Operation Fields:Jordan, Lebanon, The Syrian Arab Republic, Gaza Strip, The West bank including East Jerusalem.
UNRWA Programmes: Education, Health, Relief and Social Services, Microfinance, Infrastructure and Camp Improvement. and emergency.
Services Coverage: The refugees inside and outside
Number of Camps: 58 camps :10 official camps in Jordan, 9 official camps in Syria, 12 in Lebanon, 19 in the West Bank and 8 camps in Gaza.
UNRWA Services:UNRWA’s work exemplifies an international commitment to the human development of Palestine refugees, helping them:
• acquire knowledge and skills
• lead long and healthy lives
• achieve decent standards of living
• enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent