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Member of Pro-Gov’t Palestinian Group in Syria Survives Assassination Attempt

Member of Pro-Gov’t Palestinian Group in Syria Survives Assassination Attempt

27-02-2020

An officer from the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), affiliated with the Syrian government, was lightly wounded in an assassination attempt carried out by unidentified assailants. An explosive device implanted inside the car of officer Haytham Azzam went off in Qutna

Water Maintenance Works Launched in Aleppo’s Palestinian Refugee Camp

Water Maintenance Works Launched in Aleppo’s Palestinian Refugee Camp

27-02-2020

Maintenance works have been carried out in Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo, in an attempt to repair the main water pump. Mounds of debris have been cleared from the area pending the rehabilitation of the water network. Palestinian

Family Appeals for Release of Palestinian Refugee from Turkish Custody

Family Appeals for Release of Palestinian Refugee from Turkish Custody

27-02-2020

Palestinian refugee Rabii Hasan has been detained by the Turkish authorities since February 14, 2020 after he was transferred by his friends to a hospital in Bursa to be treated for wounds he sustained in a fight that broke out

Palestinian Refugee Children to Undergo Free Medical Surgeries in Lebanon

Palestinian Refugee Children to Undergo Free Medical Surgeries in Lebanon

27-02-2020

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF) announced the launch of a campaign aiming to provide free cold surgery to Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon aged below 18. PCRF said it will contribute 2000 USD as part of surgery fees

Displaced Palestinian Families Facing Deteriorating Conditions in Syria’s Khan Eshieh Camp

Displaced Palestinian Families Facing Deteriorating Conditions in Syria’s Khan Eshieh Camp

26-02-2020

Palestinian families taking refuge in Khan Eshieh camp, in Rif Dimashq, have been struggling with squalid humanitarian conditions inflicted by the eight-year long warfare. As in other refugee camps across Syria, the cost of living index in Khan Eshieh is

Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp Raise Concerns over Health Risks of Uncleared Garbage, Waste Water

Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp Raise Concerns over Health Risks of Uncleared Garbage, Waste Water

26-02-2020

Civilians taking shelter in Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have voiced deep concern over the health hazards inflicted by the trash mounds piled up across residential alleyways and the standing wastewater flooding the main access roads

Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Custody

Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Custody

26-02-2020

The Syrian security forces released the Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Hamid Awad, aged 55, after they kept him in custody for nearly one week. Mahmoud, sheltered in AlMuzeireeb town, south of Syria, was arrested by Syrian security forces deployed at a

Fine Arts Institute Founded by Palestinian Refugee in Germany

Fine Arts Institute Founded by Palestinian Refugee in Germany

26-02-2020

Palestinian refugee from Syria Tareq Bahij established an institute to teach painting to refugees in Germany. A former resident of Yarmouk for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus, Tareq said he started teaching painting as soon as he landed in Germany, some

Palestinian Refugees Killed in Israeli Aggression on Syria

Palestinian Refugees Killed in Israeli Aggression on Syria

25-02-2020

At the same time as Israel was attacking the blockaded Gaza Strip, media reports said its warplanes were attacking different targets in Syria, killing at least six people, including two Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp. Six people have been

Palestinian Refugee Tayseer Mohamed Kays Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Tayseer Mohamed Kays Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

25-02-2020

The family of Palestinian refugee Tayseer Mohamed Kays has appealed to the national and international human rights institutions to work on disclosing the fate of their son, who has gone missing for nearly four months. The family said they had

Anti-Bullying Activities Held for Palestinian Refugee Children at Syria Schools

Anti-Bullying Activities Held for Palestinian Refugee Children at Syria Schools

25-02-2020

A so-called “Be My Friend” event has been held at UNRWA schools across a number of Palestinian refugee camps in Syria. The move makes part of UNRWA’s anti-bullying program, held in partnership with psychiatrists and teaching staff. The protracted trauma

Turkey Grants Health Insurance for Asylum-Seekers

Turkey Grants Health Insurance for Asylum-Seekers

25-02-2020

The Turkish migration authorities issued a decision, on February 7, 2020, to provide migrants seeking or having been granted international protection with health insurance for one year. Health insurances will be only valid for one year for those aged 18

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally Outside of Cairo Embassy

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally Outside of Cairo Embassy

24-02-2020

A number of Palestinian refugees from Syria gathered outside of the Palestine Embassy in Cairo to speak out against their deteriorating living condition and frail legal status. The refugees lashed out at the embassy staff and the ambassador whom they

Yarmouk Camp Excluded from New Reconstruction Plan

Yarmouk Camp Excluded from New Reconstruction Plan

24-02-2020

A pro-government source in Syria said the old Yarmouk camp will not be included in new reconstruction plans, adding that the displaced families will be allowed to return to the camp within four months. According to the same source, debris-clearance

Condition of Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp Exacerbated by Power Crisis

Condition of Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp Exacerbated by Power Crisis

24-02-2020

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees denounced the chronic power blackouts rocking the area, saying power has been cut across a number of residential neighborhoods for almost three weeks. Civilians slammed the apathy maintained by the concerned authorities as

Palestinian Activist Ali AlMuslih Secretly Held in Syrian Jails for 7th Year

Palestinian Activist Ali AlMuslih Secretly Held in Syrian Jails for 7th Year

24-02-2020

Palestinian activist and journalist Ali Muslih has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state jails for the seventh consecutive year. Ali was kidnapped on January 11, 2013. He is a resident of Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian refugees, in

Palestinian Woman Forcibly Disappeared in Damascus Prison

Palestinian Woman Forcibly Disappeared in Damascus Prison

23-02-2020

A newly-released Palestinian refugee said she last met Palestinian woman Amal Shama last year at a Syrian intelligence center in Damascus. Amal, a resident of Daraa city, south of Syria, has been forcibly disappeared by the Syrian security forces. Her

Displaced Palestinians Warn of Property-Theft South of Damascus

Displaced Palestinians Warn of Property-Theft South of Damascus

23-02-2020

Reports have burglary continue to emerge in AlHajar AlAswad neighborhood, adjacent to Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, where hundreds of Palestinian refugees have been taking shelter. Members of pro-government groups have reportedly stolen furniture from abandoned buildings in and around

UNRWA to Hold Training Courses for Palestinians with Special Needs in Syria

UNRWA to Hold Training Courses for Palestinians with Special Needs in Syria

23-02-2020

UNRWA has announced the launch of free training courses for Palestinians and Syrians with special needs across Palestinian refugee camps in Syria. The move makes part of the Agency’s disability inclusion program. The refugees will attend training sessions in hairdressing

Anti-Bullying Activities Held in Palestinian Refugee School in Syria

Anti-Bullying Activities Held in Palestinian Refugee School in Syria

23-02-2020

A so-called “Be My Friend” event has been held at AlSafsaf School in Daraa refugee camp, where 475 schoolchildren have been enrolled. The move makes part of UNRWA’s anti-bullying program, held in partnership with psychiatrists and teaching staff. Bullying is

UNRWA: 55% of PRS in Lebanon Do Not Possess Valid Legal Documents

UNRWA: 55% of PRS in Lebanon Do Not Possess Valid Legal Documents

22-02-2020

UNRWA said more than half of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon do not have valid legal visas, which has exacerbated their vulnerability and their precarious legal status. According to the Agency’s monitoring data, around 55 percent of PRS

UNRWA Pledges Increase of Cash Assistance to Palestinian Refugees in Jordan

UNRWA Pledges Increase of Cash Assistance to Palestinian Refugees in Jordan

22-02-2020

UNRWA said that in 2020 it will continue to provide basic services to PRS in Jordan, vowing to increase cash aid in order to help them address their most urgent needs and support the enjoyment of their human rights. Under

Palestinian Refugees Stranded on Greek Island Launch Distress Signals

Palestinian Refugees Stranded on Greek Island Launch Distress Signals

22-02-2020

Palestinian refugees from Syria sheltered in Thermopolis camp in Greece continue to sound distress signals over the exacerbated humanitarian condition they have been subjected to. In statements emailed to AGPS, the refugees said they have been enduring medical neglect and

Palestinian Minor Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Minor Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

22-02-2020

Palestinian refugees Raed Hosam Shaheen has been secretly locked up in Syrian government prisons since 2014. Raed, born in 1998, was arrested on January 05, 2014 in Ali AlWahsh Street, in Hjeira town, south of Damascus, as he attempted to

UN Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Syrian Security Forces

UN Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Syrian Security Forces

21-02-2020

Syrian security forces deployed at a checkpoint in Daraa arrested on February 17 Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Hamid Awad, aged 55 and sheltered in AlMuzeireeb community, south of Syria. The motives behind the arrest have not been revealed. At least 14

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Prison

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Prison

21-02-2020

A Palestinian refugee from Daraa camp, south of Syria, was released from a Syrian government prison on February 19, after a four-year detention term. Scores of Palestinian refugees have, meanwhile, been forcibly disappeared in Syrian government prisons. AGPS believes that

Palestinian Volunteer at Oxfam International Injured in Southern Syria Shootouts

Palestinian Volunteer at Oxfam International Injured in Southern Syria Shootouts

21-02-2020

26-year-old refugee Ibrahim Mohamed, a volunteer at Oxfam International, sustained wounds in a shooting attack that resulted in the death of two Oxfam members. Unidentified assailants unleashed gunshots on the access road between the southern Syrian towns of AlYadouda and

Vaccination Campaign Launched in Yarmouk Camp

Vaccination Campaign Launched in Yarmouk Camp

21-02-2020

A two-day campaign to vaccinate children aged below five years-old against poliomyelitis has seen the day in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus. In live photos, medics and paramedics appear touring residential alleyways in order to immunize children. Thousands

UN Data: Number of Palestinian Refugees Fleeing War-Ravaged Syria to Lebanon Goes Down

UN Data: Number of Palestinian Refugees Fleeing War-Ravaged Syria to Lebanon Goes Down

20-02-2020

The number of Palestinian refugees from war-torn Syria has seen a sharp decrease in the Lebanese territories, UN and human rights bodies have documented. In August and September 2019, UNRWA conducted a verification exercise of PRS in Lebanon and verified

Palestinian Refugees with Special Needs Facing High Marginalization in Syria

Palestinian Refugees with Special Needs Facing High Marginalization in Syria

20-02-2020

Displaced Palestinian refugees with special needs have been gripped with dire conditions in camps and communities across the Syrian territories. The situation of dozens of children with disablities has gone far worse after they lost their parents in the bloody

PLA Involved in Pro-Government Battles in Northern Syria

PLA Involved in Pro-Government Battles in Northern Syria

20-02-2020

The Palestine Liberation Army in Syria said it has been fighting alongside the Syrian government forces in Aleppo and Idlib, in northern Syria. A live footage broadcast by Liwaa AlQuds brigade, also affiliated with the Syrian government, showed PLA fighters

Palestinian Refugees Deeply Concerned over Their Ambivalent Fate as Greece Changes Its Mind on Migrant Detention Centers

Palestinian Refugees Deeply Concerned over Their Ambivalent Fate as Greece Changes Its Mind on Migrant Detention Centers

20-02-2020

Greece has halted plans to construct new detention centers on outlying islands facing Turkey amid mounting opposition from resident communities who fear they will become permanent. The centre-right administration announced it would extend talks with regional authorities about replacing “anarchic”

Six Years On… Tragic Traces of Massacre Perpetrated by Syrian Regime on AlMuzeireeb’s Palestinian Refugee Community Still Present

Six Years On… Tragic Traces of Massacre Perpetrated by Syrian Regime on AlMuzeireeb’s Palestinian Refugee Community Still Present

19-02-2020

This week marks the sixth anniversary of a massacre perpetrated by the Syrian regime army on AlMuzeireeb Palestinian refugee community in Daraa, south of Syria. The Syrian government forces targeted Al-Zaytoun school and a local clinic run by UNRWA with

Life of Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria’s AlSabina Camp Marred by Power Outage

Life of Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria’s AlSabina Camp Marred by Power Outage

19-02-2020

Residents of AlSabina camp for Palestinian refugees continue to rail against the chronic power blackouts which they said last for over 16 hours running a day. The crisis has been exacerbated by the acute water dearth. Civilians are often forced

URNWA to Hold Training Sessions for Palestinians with Special Needs in AlSabina Refugee Camp

URNWA to Hold Training Sessions for Palestinians with Special Needs in AlSabina Refugee Camp

19-02-2020

Training courses are slated to be held by UNRWA for Palestinian refugees with special needs in AlSabina camp, in Rif Dimashq. The move makes part of the Agency’s disability inclusion program. The refugees will attend training sessions in hairdressing and

UNRWA Delivers Cash Aid for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA Delivers Cash Aid for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

19-02-2020

UNRWA has transferred cash aids for the Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon via ATM cards. Every Palestinian family from Syria received a rental allowance of 150,000 Lebanese pounds and a food allowance worth 40,000 LP per every refugee

UNRWA: 67% of PRS in Jordan Lack Food Security

UNRWA: 67% of PRS in Jordan Lack Food Security

18-02-2020

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said the majority of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Jordan are food insecure and continue to face high vulnerability. Referring to a Comprehensive Food

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Aleppo Shootouts

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Aleppo Shootouts

18-02-2020

Palestinian refugee Ahmad Mahmoud Younes Hmeida was killed as he fought alongside Liwaa AlQuds brigade, affiliated with the Syrian government forces, in West Aleppo clashes. Nearly 7,000 gunmen are enlisted at Liwaa AlQuds brigade, among them 800 Palestinian refugees

80-Year-Old Palestinian Refugee Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

80-Year-Old Palestinian Refugee Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

18-02-2020

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Yousef Koujeel, born in 1939, has been secretly held in Syrian government prisons since 2014. Koujeel was arrested on January 05, 2014 in Ali AlWahsh Street, in Hjeira town, south of Damascus, as he attempted to flee

Educational Courses Held for Palestinian Refugees in Syria

Educational Courses Held for Palestinian Refugees in Syria

18-02-2020

Shams Center for Women Empowerment in AlNeirab refugee camp, in Aleppo, announced the launch of educational and vocational courses in computer sciences, English, French, pastries, accessories, and detergent industry, in addition to psychological and medical support courses along with sports

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped with Sewage-Contaminated Water

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped with Sewage-Contaminated Water

17-02-2020

Palestinian families taking refuge in Daraa camp, south of Syria, said drinking water has been contaminated by sewage, causing it to become foul and salty. The local water company called on the residents of the camp and surrounding areas to

Palestinian Children from Syria to Benefit from Medical Campaign in Lebanon

Palestinian Children from Syria to Benefit from Medical Campaign in Lebanon

17-02-2020

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund announced the launch of a campaign aiming to provide free cold surgery to Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon aged below 18. PCRF said it will contribute 2000 USD as part of surgery fees and

Rally Held in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees over Trump’s Peace Deal

Rally Held in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees over Trump’s Peace Deal

17-02-2020

Dozens of Palestinian refugees joined on Saturday a vigil staged in Jaramana Camp to speak up against the US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”. Protesters marched all the way through Jaraman’s alleyways, yelling slogans condemning the US bias

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Saleh Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Govt Jail

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Saleh Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Govt Jail

17-02-2020

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Hasan Saleh, from AlAyedeen camp, in Hama, has been secretly detained in Syrian government prisons for the seventh year in a row. Mahmoud was arrested by Syrian security forces on June 1, 2013. His condition and whereabouts

Tension Running High as Civilian Killed in Yarmouk Camp

Tension Running High as Civilian Killed in Yarmouk Camp

16-02-2020

A resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus, was pronounced dead after thieves hit him in the head with timber beams, causing his immediate death, according to eye-witnesses. The victim’s family was forced to cancel a lawsuit after

Palestinian Refugee Community in Lebanon Warns of Deteriorating Humanitarian Condition

Palestinian Refugee Community in Lebanon Warns of Deteriorating Humanitarian Condition

16-02-2020

Representatives of the Palestinian community from Syria in Lebanon’s AlBekaa region met with Baalbek’s Mufti (Islamic jurist) Khaled AlMusleh to discuss the situation of displaced Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Representatives of the Palestinian refugee community from Syria underscored the exacerbated

Sweden Sets Severe Citizenship Criteria

Sweden Sets Severe Citizenship Criteria

16-02-2020

The Swedish Migration Agency set tough requirements for becoming a Swedish citizen. Applicants are required to prove their identity—quite a difficult task for Palestinian refugees who lost their documents as a result of war and years of displacement. The applicant

Relief Items Distributed to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon

Relief Items Distributed to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon

16-02-2020

Displaced Palestinian families from Syria taking refuge in Shatila and Burj Barajneh camps, in Beirut, received 250 bread bundles and 50 winter blankets as part of donations made by Palestinian refugees from Syria in Europe. According to information collected by

AGPS Issues 2018 Annual Report about Situation of Palestinians of Syria

AGPS Issues 2018 Annual Report about Situation of Palestinians of Syria

15-02-2020

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria, in partnership with the Palestinian Return Centre and Middle East Monitor, issued the English version of the annual report documenting the situation of Palestinian refugees in/from Syria in 2018. Entitled “Palestinians of Syria:

Palestinian Activists Push for Return of Yarmouk Families to Their Homes

Palestinian Activists Push for Return of Yarmouk Families to Their Homes

15-02-2020

Palestinian activists have urged the Syrian authorities, Palestinian Authority, and UNRWA to seriously work on facilitating the access of families who have been displaced from Yarmouk Camp to their homes. The activists quoted displaced families as appealing to all concerned

Efforts Ongoing to Reconstruct Yarmouk School

Efforts Ongoing to Reconstruct Yarmouk School

15-02-2020

Education chief in Yarmouk Camp, Walid AlKurdi, said local workers and volunteers have cleaned up the classrooms and corridors of the UNRWA-run AlTabgha School in an attempt to resume classes sometime soon. Sometime earlier, UNRWA appointed a committee to assess

Food Assistance Handed Over to Palestinian Families in Damascus

Food Assistance Handed Over to Palestinian Families in Damascus

15-02-2020

The Charity Commission for Relief of Palestinian People distributed meat portions to registered Palestinian families in Damascus and its suburbs. Priority was given to vulnerable families with members with special needs or ill people. Palestinian refugees in Syria continue to

Arrest Sweep Targets Displaced Palestinians in Qudsaya

Arrest Sweep Targets Displaced Palestinians in Qudsaya

14-02-2020

A number of Palestinian young men have been arrested in a large-scale arrest sweep launched by the Syrian government forces in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, in an attempt to force youths into military conscription. Three Palestinian young men were

Palestinian Refugee Ziyad Awad Forcibly Disappeared in Syria for 4th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ziyad Awad Forcibly Disappeared in Syria for 4th Year

14-02-2020

Palestinian refugee Ziyad Awad, from AlMuzeireeb town, south of Syria, has been secretly detained in Syrian government prisons for the fourth consecutive year. Ziyad was arrested by Syrian security forces on his way to receive his salary in Daraa on

UNRWA Delegation Discusses Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Syria Camps

UNRWA Delegation Discusses Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Syria Camps

14-02-2020

Representatives of the UN Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) held a meeting with local development committees in Palestinian refugee camps and communities in Syria in order to discuss the situation of displaced Palestinian families in the war-ravaged country. The meeting

Power Crisis Continues to Rock AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Hums

Power Crisis Continues to Rock AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Hums

14-02-2020

Residents of AlAyedeen camp for Palestinian refugees, in Hums, have denounced the ongoing electricity blackouts across residential alleyways and buildings. In appeals emailed to AGPS, civilians said the main power feeder has gone out of operation due to the lack

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Lebanon

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Lebanon

14-02-2020

Baalbak Center, in partnership with Palestine Children’s Relief in Japan, handed over fuel supplies to Beit AlSoumoud Children organization allotted to displaced Palestinian families from Syria in Lebanon’s AlBekaa region. Hundreds Palestinian refugees from Syria have been struggling for survival

Palestinian Refugees Distressed as Abduction Reports Spread across Northern Syria

Palestinian Refugees Distressed as Abduction Reports Spread across Northern Syria

13-02-2020

Displaced Palestinians and Syrians in refugee camps set up in Atama, north of Syria, have voiced deep concern over the fate of their children as reports have increasingly emerged on disguised child-snatchers. Activists said unknown gangsters attempted to kidnap women

Damascus Committee Carries Out Building Survey in Yarmouk Camp

Damascus Committee Carries Out Building Survey in Yarmouk Camp

13-02-2020

A delegation from Damascus governorate headed by member of the governorate’s executive committee Samir Jazaerli showed up in Yarmouk camp in an attempt to assess the situation of buildings in the area, reported Yarmouk’s education chief Walid AlKurdi. Palestinian refugees

UNRWA Schools Opened Up in Daraa Camp

UNRWA Schools Opened Up in Daraa Camp

13-02-2020

UNRWA has opened the Tabaria and AlSafsaf schools in Daraa camp for Palestinian refugees. Director of UNRWA operations in Syria Michael Amanya and director-general of the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees Ali Mustafa attended the inauguration. As many as

Greece to Deport 200 Asylum Seekers to Turkey per Week

Greece to Deport 200 Asylum Seekers to Turkey per Week

13-02-2020

Greece announced Monday that it will begin building closed camps for migrants on its Aegean islands in March and is aiming to send 200 rejected asylum seekers back to Turkey each week. Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi said the camps will

Hundreds of Displaced Palestinian Refugees Flee Beleaguered Idlib to Turkish Border

Hundreds of Displaced Palestinian Refugees Flee Beleaguered Idlib to Turkish Border

12-02-2020

With tensions and bloodshed reaching a zenith in Idlib, dozens of displaced Palestinian families fled the embattled northern Syrian province to the Turkish borders, as they rummaged around for a safe shelter. As snow fell on northern Syria this past

Swiss Delegation Inspects Deteriorating Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria

Swiss Delegation Inspects Deteriorating Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria

12-02-2020

A Swiss delegation and a representative of the International Red Cross Committee in Syria paid a visit to Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees, north of Syria, on February 11, in an attempt to scrutinize living conditions in the camp. The

Vaccination Campaign Kick-Started in Hums Palestinian Refugee Camp

Vaccination Campaign Kick-Started in Hums Palestinian Refugee Camp

12-02-2020

A campaign was launched in AlAyedeen Palestinian refugee camp, in Hums and surrounding areas in order to vaccinate children aged five and below against poliomyelitis. The campaign is slated to be kick-started on February 16 and concluded on February 20

Food Items Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Families in Daraa Camp

Food Items Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Families in Daraa Camp

12-02-2020

The Syrian Red Crescent Society distributed food baskets to a number of Palestinian families in Daraa camp, south of Syria. The move makes part of a relief campaign launched by the organization to assist vulnerable families. Humanitarian conditions have gone

UNRWA: 91% of Palestinian Refugees in Syria Live in Absolute Poverty

UNRWA: 91% of Palestinian Refugees in Syria Live in Absolute Poverty

11-02-2020

Over 90 per cent of Palestine refugee households in Syria live in poverty and 40 per cent remain in protracted displacement as a result of conflict and the damage and destruction of their homes, warned the UN Agency for Palestine

PRS in Egypt Denounce Embassy Mistreatment

PRS in Egypt Denounce Embassy Mistreatment

11-02-2020

Palestinian refugees from Syria in Egypt have railed against the mistreatment they have been subjected to by the staff members of the Palestine Embassy in Cairo. The refugees rallied outside of the Embassy office, urging embassy officials to push for

Documentation Center Calls on Displaced Palestinians to Sign Up for Identity Documents

Documentation Center Calls on Displaced Palestinians to Sign Up for Identity Documents

11-02-2020

The Documentation Center of Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria called on Palestinians displaced from Idlib and Aleppo’s western outskirts to Aleppo’s northern suburbs to show up at the center in order to register their personal information and obtain the necessary

Palestinian Girl Maryem Jaber Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Girl Maryem Jaber Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

11-02-2020

Palestinian child Myriam Maher Jaber, born in 2011, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons for the sixth consecutive year. The child was arrested on January 05, 2014 in Ali AlWahsh Street, in Hjeira town, south of

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeals for Cardiac Surgery Fees

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeals for Cardiac Surgery Fees

10-02-2020

The family of Palestinian refugee from Syria Ghassan Issa has appealed to all concerned bodies to help them secure an amount of 2,000 USD needed to shell out the fees of atrial dilatation (enlargement of the left atrium of

Palestine Liberation Army Launches Calls for Military Conscription in Syria

Palestine Liberation Army Launches Calls for Military Conscription in Syria

10-02-2020

Calls were circulated by the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), affiliated with the Syrian government forces, to push for military conscription. PLA called on Palestinian youths in AlNeirab and Handarat refugee camps, north of Syria, to join its military training held

Situation of Displaced Palestinian Families in Northern Syria Exacerbated by Cold Weather

Situation of Displaced Palestinian Families in Northern Syria Exacerbated by Cold Weather

10-02-2020

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families taking refuge in northern Syria continue to raise concerns over their fate as a freezing winter season has overwhelmed the region. The families continue to lash out at the apathy maintained by UNRWA, the Palestinian

98 Palestinian Residents of AlNeirab Camp Held in Syria Jails

98 Palestinian Residents of AlNeirab Camp Held in Syria Jails

10-02-2020

AGPS documented the secret detention of 98 Palestinian refugees living in AlNeirab camp, in Aleppo, from March 2011 until February 9, 2020. A number of Palestinians who had sought refuge in the camp were also fatally tortured in Syria’s government

Palestinian Families Urge Syrian Gov’t to Release Bodies of Torture Victims

Palestinian Families Urge Syrian Gov’t to Release Bodies of Torture Victims

09-02-2020

The families of Palestinian refugees tortured to death in Syrian government dungeons have renewed calls to the Syrian government to release their relatives’ bodies so as to bury them in known cemeteries. The families held the Palestinian factions and the

Red Cross Delegation Sounds Alarm over Situation of Palestinians of Syria

Red Cross Delegation Sounds Alarm over Situation of Palestinians of Syria

09-02-2020

Head of the International Red Cross envoy in Damascus Philip Alexander was updated on the calamitous situation of Palestinian refugees in war-ravaged Syria. This came in a meeting with Palestinian Ambassador Anwar Abdul Hadi, also director-general of the Palestine Liberation

Residents of Syria’s AlAyedeen Camp Denounce Poor-Quality Bread

Residents of Syria’s AlAyedeen Camp Denounce Poor-Quality Bread

09-02-2020

Residents of AlAyedeen camp for Palestinian refugees, in Hama, spoke out against the poor quality of bread sold in the area. The locals said bread is unfit for human consumption. They denounced the insufficient quantity allotted to the camp, saying

Relief Items Distributed to Palestinian Refugees in Idlib

Relief Items Distributed to Palestinian Refugees in Idlib

09-02-2020

The Palestinians of Syria Commission for Relief and Development handed over meat portions, donated by the Islamic Association, to displaced families in and around Idlib province, in northern Syria. Meals were also distributed to displaced families in the area. The

332 Palestinian Refugees Missing in War-Torn Syria

332 Palestinian Refugees Missing in War-Torn Syria

08-02-2020

332 Palestinian refugees, including 37 women and girls, have gone missing since the outbreak of the Syrian warfare, AGPS has found out. Most of those who have disappeared in the country are residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Denounced Gas Shortage

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Denounced Gas Shortage

08-02-2020

Families taking shelter in AlSabina refugee camp denounced the delay in gas delivery and the inequitable distribution of gas cylinders. Civilians said Takamul Company delayed gas delivery for over two months, forcing the residents to purchase gas from the black

AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Deteriorating Conditions

AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Deteriorating Conditions

08-02-2020

Residents of AlRaml Camp in Latakia continue to sound distress signals over the dire conditions they have been made to endure in the area owing to the poor infrastructure, absence of vital services, and price leap. The residents said their

Palestinian Refugees in Handarat Camp Call for Urgent Humanitarian Action by UNRWA

Palestinian Refugees in Handarat Camp Call for Urgent Humanitarian Action by UNRWA

08-02-2020

Palestinian refugees in Handarat Camp, in Aleppo, accused UNRWA of dragging its feet over their appeals for urgent relief services due to the dire condition and lack of humanitarian assistance in the area. The displaced Palestinian families called on UNRWA

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Rally over Trump’s Biased Peace Plan

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Rally over Trump’s Biased Peace Plan

08-02-2020

Palestinian refugees in Syria’s AlSabina camp joined a vigil staged on Friday to protest the US President Donald Trump’s peace deal, which he announced last week. The rally-goers denounced the silence maintained by a number of Arab governments over the

UNRWA Launches 2020 Appeal for Palestinians of Syria

UNRWA Launches 2020 Appeal for Palestinians of Syria

07-02-2020

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched in Beirut its 2020 funding appeal, including for the Syria Regional Crisis (Syria Appeal) totaling US$ 270 million. The event focused on the Agency’s

Car Bomb Explosion Sparks Panic in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

Car Bomb Explosion Sparks Panic in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

07-02-2020

Tension has been running high in Khan Eshieh camp for Palestinian refugees, west of Rif Dimashq province, as a result of a car bomb blast. Local sources said the explosion targeted a government checkpoint. Ambulances rushed to the scene to

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Abu Anzah held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Abu Anzah held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

07-02-2020

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Ata Abdul Karim Abu Anzah has been held in Syrian government penitentiaries for the sixth year running. Abu Anzah was kidnapped by the government forces on July 20, 2014. His family continues to appeal for information. AGPS

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Dire Conditions in Greece

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Dire Conditions in Greece

07-02-2020

Palestinian refugees from Syria who have been stranded in Greece have sounded distress signals over their deteriorating humanitarian condition after most European states opted for a closed-door immigration policy, leaving hundreds of refugees trapped in underequipped refugee camps. Speaking with