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Bread Crisis Takes Turn for Worse in Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Bread Crisis Takes Turn for Worse in Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

31-01-2022

Palestinian refugees sheltered in Khan Eshieh camp, in Rif Dimashq, continue to line up for hours outside of the camp’s sole bakery to receive bread packs. Displaced Palestinian families lashed out at the social development committee and bread supply authorities

Activists Warn Yarmouk Residents against Attempts to Turn Their Property into Bargaining Chips

Activists Warn Yarmouk Residents against Attempts to Turn Their Property into Bargaining Chips

31-01-2022

Activists have called on the residents of Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, to stand on guard to all attempts to force them to forfeit their houses and property at low prices. With the return of a number of families to Yarmouk

UNRWA Chief: Palestinians of Syria Striving to Get One Meal per Day

UNRWA Chief: Palestinians of Syria Striving to Get One Meal per Day

31-01-2022

Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, said Palestinian refugees in Syria continue to struggle to get one meal a day. This comes in a meeting held in Geneva with representatives of UN

Palestinian Refugee Families in Northern Syria Displacement Camps Struggling for Survival

Palestinian Refugee Families in Northern Syria Displacement Camps Struggling for Survival

31-01-2022

Palestinian refugee families sheltered in displacement camps set up in northern Syria continue to launch distress signals over their abject humanitarian condition in the substandard facilities set up in the area. Displaced Palestinian families said they have not benefited from

Fire Rocks Migrant Tents in Greece’s Moria Camp

Fire Rocks Migrant Tents in Greece’s Moria Camp

30-01-2022

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees and thousands of other asylum seekers taking shelter in Moria camp, set up on the Greek island of Lesbos, have expressed deep concern over their deteriorating humanitarian condition after a fire rocked the substandard migrant facility

Palestinian Mother Appeals for Release of Her Son Ahmad Ghassan from Syria Prisons

Palestinian Mother Appeals for Release of Her Son Ahmad Ghassan from Syria Prisons

30-01-2022

The mother of Palestinian refugee Ahmad Ghassan Khalil continues to appeal for information over the condition and whereabouts of her son, who has been forcibly disappeared by the Syrian regime for nearly two years. In appeals emailed to AGPS, the

UNRWA Starts Reconstruction of Clinic in Hindarat Camp

UNRWA Starts Reconstruction of Clinic in Hindarat Camp

30-01-2022

UNRWA has started reconstructing its clinic in Hindarat Camp, in Aleppo. The UN Agency will also work on rehabilitating AlZayb School in the camp in the next few months. Activists and civilians sheltered in Handarat Camp, in Aleppo, have been

'Military Evaders' Face Unlawful Seizure of Property in Yarmouk Camp

30-01-2022

Palestinian refugees said Syrian authorities have refused the authorizations they obtained from Syrian embassies abroad in order for their relatives to retrieve their property in Yarmouk Camp. The refugees said authorities have greenlighted seizing the property of “military evaders”. Syria’s

73 Palestinian Refugee Students Honored by UNRWA

73 Palestinian Refugee Students Honored by UNRWA

29-01-2022

UNRWA honored 73 Palestinian refugee students who achieved high scores as part of 9th grade exams for the academic year 2020-2021. A ceremony was held in the Damascus Training Centre (DTC). Director of UNRWA operations in Syria Amanya Michael Ebye

Palestinian Refugees in AlHusainiya Camp Grapple with Abject Conditions

Palestinian Refugees in AlHusainiya Camp Grapple with Abject Conditions

29-01-2022

Residents of AlHsainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq have been severely affected by the snowstorm that rocked the region over the past couple of weeks. The situation has been exacerbated by the absence of fuel supplies needed for

Palestinians of Syria Appeal for Urgent UN Aid

Palestinians of Syria Appeal for Urgent UN Aid

29-01-2022

Palestinian refugees continue to lash out at UNRWA over its apathy regarding their appeals for increasing cash grants. UNRWA said it will transfer 75,000 Syrian pounds to vulnerable families and 55,000 to other registered families. The cash-stripped refugees

Humanitarian Campaign Launched by Palestinians in Occupied Territories to Assist Displaced Families in Northern Syria

Humanitarian Campaign Launched by Palestinians in Occupied Territories to Assist Displaced Families in Northern Syria

29-01-2022

Activists and CSOs from Palestinian territories occupied since 1948 (present-day Israel) have embarked on a campaign to assits Palestinians and Syrians sheltered in northern Syria displacement camps. Palestinian activist Ibrahim Khalil launched through his Facebook account a campaign titled “A

Residents of AlSabina Camp Launch Calls for Services Rehabilitation

Residents of AlSabina Camp Launch Calls for Services Rehabilitation

28-01-2022

Spokespersons for AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, paid a visit to Rif Dimashq governor in order to sound the alarm over the poor the poor infrastructure, power and water crises, and absence of vital services in the

Property-Theft Reported in Khan Dannun Camp

Property-Theft Reported in Khan Dannun Camp

28-01-2022

Power cables and the plunger feeding to main water tank have been stolen from Khan Dannun camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, where civilians’ life has already been marred by the frequent power and water blackouts. Sources inside the

Palestinian Refugees in/from Syria Denounce Delayed Passport Issuance

Palestinian Refugees in/from Syria Denounce Delayed Passport Issuance

28-01-2022

Palestinian refugees from Syria continue to denounce the complicated red tape faced by Palestinians from Syria (PRS) who have applied for Palestinian Authority-stamped passports.   Scores of PRS have submitted appeals for PA passports since last July at the Palestinian

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon’s AlBekaa Region Appeal for Urgent Action

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon’s AlBekaa Region Appeal for Urgent Action

28-01-2022

Dozens of displaced Palestinian families from Syria in the Lebanese AlBekaa region continue to appeal to UNRWA to hand them much-needed humanitarian aid with the advent of a freezing winter season. Palestinian families taking refuge in AlBekaa have been struggling

Greek Government Accused of Causing Hunger Crisis in Refugee Camps

Greek Government Accused of Causing Hunger Crisis in Refugee Camps

27-01-2022

Greek authorities have been accused of prompting a hunger crisis in refugee camps, leaving people with no access to food.  Martha Roussou of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), in a report by The Guardian said, "It is unthinkable that

Rubble Mounds Block Displaced Families’ Access to Yarmouk Camp

Rubble Mounds Block Displaced Families’ Access to Yarmouk Camp

27-01-2022

House owners and shopkeepers in the neighborhoods of Uruba, AlTakadum, and March 8, in Yarmouk Camp, have called on the concerned authorities to clear the rubble piles that continue to block civilians’ return to their houses and property. Rehabilitation of

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Escalate Protest Moves over UNRWA Aid Cut

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Escalate Protest Moves over UNRWA Aid Cut

27-01-2022

Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon who have been protesting UNRWA’s latest decision to cut cash aid for PRS said they will keep up their protest moves until they retrieve their rights. In a statement, the protesters hailed all

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Displacement Camps Launch Distress Signals

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Displacement Camps Launch Distress Signals

27-01-2022

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon have launched calls for urgent humanitarian assistance by UN bodies and international relief organizations.  Palestinian families taking refuge in AlBekaa have been struggling for survival in the face of the sub-zero temperatures rocking the mountainous

40 Asylum Seekers Rescued off Izmir Coast

40 Asylum Seekers Rescued off Izmir Coast

26-01-2022

Turkish Coast Guard units rescued at least 43 irregular migrants pushed back by Greece in two separate incidents off Turkey's western and southwestern coasts last Wednesday. In the Dikili district of Izmir province, the coast guard rescued 38 irregular

Residents of AlSabina Appeal for Rehabilitation of Vital Services

Residents of AlSabina Appeal for Rehabilitation of Vital Services

26-01-2022

The municipality of the Husainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, has started works to rehabilitate the sanitation network, which has been affected by the precarious weather conditions during winter. Municipality staff have also carried out maintenance works to

UNRWA and UNICEF Renew Agreement to Further Support Palestine Refugee Children

UNRWA and UNICEF Renew Agreement to Further Support Palestine Refugee Children

26-01-2022

UNRWA and UNICEF renewed on Monday an agreement to extend support to Palestine refugee children, adolescents, and women in the State of Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.  In a statement, UNRWA said the agencies will primarily cooperate in the

Palestinian Refugee Assassinated South of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Assassinated South of Syria

26-01-2022

Three young men, including a Palestinian refugee, were assassinated by anonymous gunmen near AlRay area, between AlMuzeireeb and AlYadouda towns, west of Deraa, in southern Syria. The victims were fatally shot in the head. They are Mohamed Ahmad Khalil (a

Humanitarian Campaign Launched in Favor of Displaced Families in Northern Syria

Humanitarian Campaign Launched in Favor of Displaced Families in Northern Syria

25-01-2022

AlAysh 48 Association launched the “Karama6” campaign to assist Palestinian and Syrian families sheltered in the substandard facilities set up in northern Syria. The campaign, launched in partnership with donors from Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since 1948 and Beyaz

UNRWA Holds Graduation Ceremony for 497 Palestinian Refugee Students in Damascus

UNRWA Holds Graduation Ceremony for 497 Palestinian Refugee Students in Damascus

25-01-2022

497 students who graduated from the Damascus Training Centre (DTC) were honored by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in a ceremony held between December 13-14, 2021 and January 11, 2022. Director of UNRWA operations

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp Speak Up for Palestinian Prisoners in Syria

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp Speak Up for Palestinian Prisoners in Syria

25-01-2022

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, embarked on a campaign to raise awareness about Palestinian refugees who have fallen prey to fatal torture and enforced disappearance in Syria’s penal complexes. The move comes after activists

Palestinian Refugee Woman Wins UK Scholarship

Palestinian Refugee Woman Wins UK Scholarship

25-01-2022

Palestinian refugee Reham Abu Rashed has won a grant from a British university after she garnered high scores at the University of Southern Denmark, specializing in Mechatronics Engineering. The Nuclear Research Center CERN in Switzerland also approved her request for

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud AlSahli Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud AlSahli Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

23-01-2022

The family of Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Ahmad AlSahli continues to appeal for information over Mahmoud’s condition and whereabouts. Mahmoud, born in 1990, was arrested by Syrian security forces on December 15, 2014. AGPS has documented the secret detention of 1

Palestinian Refugee Nidhal Layla Missing for 3rd Year

Palestinian Refugee Nidhal Layla Missing for 3rd Year

23-01-2022

A Palestinian family from Syria has launched appeals for information over the condition of their relative Nidhal Ali Leyla who disappeared some three years ago in Austria. The family had last contacted Nidhal, born in 1968 and raised in Yarmouk

Palestinian Refugees in Deir Ballout Camp Struggling for Survival

Palestinian Refugees in Deir Ballout Camp Struggling for Survival

23-01-2022

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families taking refuge in northern Syria displacement camps continue to raise concerns over their abject humanitarian condition as a freezing winter season has been just around the corner. The families continue to lash out at the

Number of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Hits 29,000

Number of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Hits 29,000

23-01-2022

Some 29,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) (5,800 households) are currently sheltered in Lebanon, according to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). UNRWA has identified Palestinian refugees in Lebanon (PRL)

Vaccination Campaign Launched in Khan Eshieh Camp

Vaccination Campaign Launched in Khan Eshieh Camp

24-01-2022

The Syrian Health Ministry in partnership with CSOs launched on Sunday a vaccination campaign in Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. This comes following reports of increasing coronavirus cases in the camp. Refugees wishing to get vaccinated

Palestinian Refugee Families Grappling with Abject Conditions South of Damascus

Palestinian Refugee Families Grappling with Abject Conditions South of Damascus

24-01-2022

Over 5,000 Palestinian refugees taking shelter south of Damascus have been grappling with dire conditions due to the price leap, steep rental fees, and forced military conscription with pro-government forces. Palestinian refugees taking shelter south of Damascus are also

Palestinian Refugees Protest Outside of UNRWA Office in Beirut

Palestinian Refugees Protest Outside of UNRWA Office in Beirut

24-01-2022

Scores of Palestinian refugees joined a rally held outside of the Beirut headquarters of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) protesting the Agency’s decision to cut aid for Palestinian refugees from Syria

23 Asylum Seekers Released by Libyan Authorities

23 Asylum Seekers Released by Libyan Authorities

24-01-2022

The Libyan authority to combat illegal migration released 23 asylum-seekers, including 13 Palestinian refugees from Syria, after nearly 48 hours in custody. Libyan coast guard rescued on January 23 some 23 irregular migrants, including 13 Palestinian refugees, who tried to

Palestinian Refugees from Gaza, Jordan to Receive Subsidized Bread in Syria

Palestinian Refugees from Gaza, Jordan to Receive Subsidized Bread in Syria

13-01-2022

The municipality council in Deraa city, south of Syria, called on Palestinian refugees from Gaza and Palestinians with Jordanian travel documents sheltered in Deraa to register their names and personal information to receive bread at subsidized prices. The move comes

UK Gov’t: Syria Unsafe for Refugee Returns

UK Gov’t: Syria Unsafe for Refugee Returns

13-01-2022

Britain on Tuesday said it is “not returning” any people to Syria in line with the UN judgment that the latter “remains unsafe.” The statement from Home Office came after reports by The Guardian on Sunday that a Syrian

Displaced Families Called Upon to Submit Demands for Return to Yarmouk Camp

Displaced Families Called Upon to Submit Demands for Return to Yarmouk Camp

13-01-2022

Activists have called on residents of Yarmouk Camp to submit applications to return to their houses and retrieve their property. Lawyer Nour AlDeen Salman said return permits are granted in a one hour time-span as authorities prepared detailed maps of

Palestinians of Syria Continue to Protest in Beirut over UNRWA Aid Cut

Palestinians of Syria Continue to Protest in Beirut over UNRWA Aid Cut

13-01-2022

Dozens of Palestinian families from Syria (PRS) who were displaced to Lebanon continue to rally outside of the headquarters of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Beirut for the third

Palestinian Refugee Child Appointed Children’s Mayor in Netherlands

Palestinian Refugee Child Appointed Children’s Mayor in Netherlands

12-01-2022

A Dutch municipality appointed 11-year-old Palestinian-Syrian girl “Lulia Muhammad Hamid” as a mayor representing children in the municipality.  The children’s mayor Samuel Heuil and the mayor of the municipality Raine Melissan said Lulia Hamid will be performing several tasks

GAPAR Calls for Increasing Flour to Khan Eshieh Camp

GAPAR Calls for Increasing Flour to Khan Eshieh Camp

12-01-2022

The General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees (GAPAR) has called on the Syrian Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection to allot an additional quantity of 1.5 tons of flour to AlJalil Bakery in Khan Eshieh Camp, in Rif

Family Survives Fire in Hindarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Family Survives Fire in Hindarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

12-01-2022

The family of Kamel Najami survived a fire that rocked their house in Hindarat Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo. The fires broke out on Tuesday after a kerosene stove went off at the house. A relative sustained injuries as

Family Appeals for Information over Condition of Missing Palestinian Refugee in Poland

Family Appeals for Information over Condition of Missing Palestinian Refugee in Poland

12-01-2022

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Amayri has gone missing in Poland for nearly one month. His family continues to appeal to the concerned embassies and human rights organizations to work on disclosing his condition and whereabouts. Mahmoud’s father, Khaled, said his son

House Burned Down by Thieves in Yarmouk Camp

House Burned Down by Thieves in Yarmouk Camp

11-01-2022

Palestinian refugees who have recently returned to Yarmouk Camp have spoken up against property-thieves who have been ransacking civilian homes and stealing their belongings. Recently, unknown persons set fire to a civilian house after they attempted to burglarize it. “They

Telecommunications Crisis Exacerbated by Cables Theft in AlHusainiya Camp

Telecommunications Crisis Exacerbated by Cables Theft in AlHusainiya Camp

11-01-2022

The telecommunications network in AlHusaniniya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, has been ravaged by increasing cable thefts. Civilians said internet and phone networks have gone out of operation for over six days as gangsters continue to steal cables

UNRWA to Deliver Food Aid to Palestinian Refugees in War-Torn Syria

UNRWA to Deliver Food Aid to Palestinian Refugees in War-Torn Syria

11-01-2022

UNRWA announced its decision to distribute emergency food aid for 2022 in partnership with the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees (GAPAR) as of January 12. Text messages specifying the date and place of delivery will be sent to the

UNRWA Pledges to Find Solution to Cut Aid for PRS

UNRWA Pledges to Find Solution to Cut Aid for PRS

11-01-2022

Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon have escalated protest moves against UNRWA to speak up against the Agency’s decision to cut aid for PRS families. A so-called “Tent 194” has been set up outside of UNRWA headquarters in Beirut

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally Outside of UNRWA Office in Beirut

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally Outside of UNRWA Office in Beirut

10-01-2022

Dozens of displaced Palestinian families from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon held a vigil outside of UNRWA headquarters in Beirut, protesting the latest decision by the Agency to cut shelter and food grants for PRS and pay a monthly sum of

UNRWA Announces Additional Cash Aid for PRS in Lebanon

UNRWA Announces Additional Cash Aid for PRS in Lebanon

10-01-2022

UNRWA announced a new batch of cash aid for Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon. In a statement issued on January 10, 2022, UNRWA said every registered PRS will receive an additional sum of 75$ to be shelled out

Residents of Yarmouk Camp Appeal for Vital Services

Residents of Yarmouk Camp Appeal for Vital Services

10-01-2022

Families who returned to Yarmouk Camp have called on Syrian authorities to rehabilitate vital facilities in an area where most public amenities have gone out of operation. The unabated warfare has had disastrous fallouts on Palestinian refugee camps across the

Yarmouk Camp in Syria Still Suffering from Heavy Toll of Regime Blockade

Yarmouk Camp in Syria Still Suffering from Heavy Toll of Regime Blockade

10-01-2022

AGPS has documented the death of 204 Palestinian refugees due to malnutrition and medical neglect as a result of the tough siege slapped a few years earlier by the Syrian regime on Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus

As Palestinian Refugees Appeal for Return to Ravaged Yarmouk Camp, Fatah Movement Commemorates 57th Anniversary

As Palestinian Refugees Appeal for Return to Ravaged Yarmouk Camp, Fatah Movement Commemorates 57th Anniversary

09-01-2022

Activists who attended a ceremony held on Sunday January 9 at the Arabic Club in Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, to mark the 57th anniversary of Fatah Movement founding in Syria, leveled heavy criticism at Fatah, saying the ceremony comes

Palestinian Refugee Arrested on His Way Back from Germany

Palestinian Refugee Arrested on His Way Back from Germany

09-01-2022

A Palestinian refugee was arrested by Syrian authorities at the Damascus International Airport after he came back from Germany to visit his family. His condition and whereabouts remain under wraps. Unverified reports confirmed his secret incarceration in Palestine Branch 235

Palestinians from Syria Trapped on French Guiana Appeal for Humanitarian Action

Palestinians from Syria Trapped on French Guiana Appeal for Humanitarian Action

09-01-2022

Palestinian refugees stranded on the French island of Guiana have been subjected to a precarious legal status and dire humanitarian condition.  As the conflict broke out in Syria, thousands of Palestinian refugees fled the war-torn country to Brazil after

Palestinian Refugee Families Suffering Abject Conditions in Qudsaya

Palestinian Refugee Families Suffering Abject Conditions in Qudsaya

08-01-2022

Displaced Palestinian families taking shelter in the so-called “youth housing” apartments in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, have been enduring dire socio-economic conditions due to the exorbitant prices of food and non-food items along with the high rates of unemployment

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Appeal for UNRWA Winter Assistance

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Appeal for UNRWA Winter Assistance

08-01-2022

Palestinian refugees displaced from Syria in Lebanon have called on UNRWA to take urgent action in response to the dire socio-economic condition and abject poverty they have been grappling with in the Lebanese territories. The refugees denounced UNRWA’s latest decision

7 Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees Released from Syria Prisons

7 Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees Released from Syria Prisons

08-01-2022

Seven Palestinian refugees sheltered in Khan Dannun Camp, in Rif Dimashq, were released from Syrian prisons on January 1, 2022. Mohamed Subhi Sa’id, Samir Subhi Sa’id, Maher Mousa, Ismail Mousa, Rami Sa’id, Kutaibah Nayef Sa’id, and Ibrahim Yakoob, were freed

Cash-Stripped Palestinian Refugees in War-Torn Syria Lash Out at Fatah Delegation

Cash-Stripped Palestinian Refugees in War-Torn Syria Lash Out at Fatah Delegation

08-01-2022

Palestinian refugees in Syria leveled heavy criticism at a Fatah delegation that showed up in Damascus on January 6, led by the secretary of the group’s Central Committee, Jibril AlRujoub. The refugees said Fatah leaders have turned blind eyes and

Harassment against Schoolgirls Reported in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

Harassment against Schoolgirls Reported in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

07-01-2022

Residents of Khan Dannun camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq have denounced the verbal harassment perpetrated against schoolgirls in the vicinities of mixed secondary schools. A local shopkeeper said instances of verbal harassment have been spotted around the clock

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Bread Crisis

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Bread Crisis

07-01-2022

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have sounded distress signals over the bread crisis in the area due to new distribution mechanisms implemented by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade in Syria. A number of

Syrian Authorities Greenlight Return to Yarmouk Camp

Syrian Authorities Greenlight Return to Yarmouk Camp

07-01-2022

Local sources told AGPS that families’ return to Yarmouk Camp has become a more feasible endeavour. Engineer Mohamed Salman said permits are rapidly granted by the security branch of Street 30 to families wishing to regain access to their homes

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Action

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Action

07-01-2022

Palestinian refugees displaced from Syria in Lebanon have called on international humanitarian organizations and human rights institutions to take urgent action in response to the dire socio-economic condition and abject poverty they have been grappling with in the Lebanese territories

Food Baskets Distributed in Deraa Refugee Camp

Food Baskets Distributed in Deraa Refugee Camp

06-01-2022

Some 700 Palestinian refugee families received last week food baskets distributed by the Syrian Red Crescent Organization.  All the way through Syria’s conflict, residents of Daraa Camp have been grappling with dire humanitarian conditions owing to the high rates

Following Latest Decision to Cut Aid, UNRWA Distributes Cash Aid to Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

Following Latest Decision to Cut Aid, UNRWA Distributes Cash Aid to Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

06-01-2022

UNRWA started on January 4 distributing cash aid to Palestinian refugee families from Syria covering the month of December. The aid grants will be disbursed through Liban Post. Registered families will receive text messages to that end. UNRWA said that

Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Relative in Syria

Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Relative in Syria

06-01-2022

A Palestinian family has appealed for information about the condition and whereabouts of Adnan Ahmad Ghanayma, who has been secretly held in Syrian prisons for eight years running. Adnan was born in 1970 in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees. He

Palestinian Refugee in Sweden Creates Electronics Dictionary

Palestinian Refugee in Sweden Creates Electronics Dictionary

06-01-2022

Palestinian refugee Shehadeh Shamdin Atwa, born in 1959, has compiled a special dictionary of electrical and electronic terms to facilitate vocational studies in Swedish institutes. Shehadeh Atwa, was a resident of Yarmouk camp. He is the father of five children

Palestinian Refugees: Latest US Contribution to UNRWA Distrustful

Palestinian Refugees: Latest US Contribution to UNRWA Distrustful

05-01-2022

Association 302 for Defense of Refugees Rights, warned of the malevolent implications of the latest contribution by the U.S. administration to the UN Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The United States pledged on Thursday to shell out $99 to

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Displacement Camp Rally in Solidarity with Victims of Greece Boat Tragedy

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Displacement Camp Rally in Solidarity with Victims of Greece Boat Tragedy

05-01-2022

Palestinian refugees and CSOs in AlBadawi displacement camp, north of Lebanon, held a vigil in solidarity with the victims of the Greece boat accident and their families. The refugees held banners lamenting the tragedy and mourning the victims, who risked

Following Death of 8 Palestinian Refugees at Sea, AGPS Calls on European Court of Justice to Revise Family Reunion Law

Following Death of 8 Palestinian Refugees at Sea, AGPS Calls on European Court of Justice to Revise Family Reunion Law

05-01-2022

AGPS has called on the European Court of Justice to revise migration policy and family reunification procedures for migrant children aged above 18. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) should take serious action regarding the situation of refugees aged 18

Over 1,200 Palestinian and Syrian Refugees Killed in Ali AlWahsh Tragedy

Over 1,200 Palestinian and Syrian Refugees Killed in Ali AlWahsh Tragedy

05-01-2022

Some eight years ago, over hundreds of Palestinian and Syrian refugees, including women and minors, were killed by pro-regime militias deployed at Ali AlWahsh checkpoint, south of Damascus.  The crime culminated in the murder of 1,200 Palestinians and

Four Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons in 2021

Four Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons in 2021

04-01-2022

Four Palestinian refugees died under torture in Syrian prisons in 2021, bringing the number of torture victims among Palestinian refugees in the war-torn country to 653, among them women and minors. The victims are Majed AlMadani, Mahmoud Kadoura, Mohamed Ibrahim

Webinar Underscores Situation of Displaced Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan, Lebanon, and Gaza

Webinar Underscores Situation of Displaced Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan, Lebanon, and Gaza

04-01-2022

A webinar was held by Association 302 for Defense of Refugees Rights to tackle the alarming legal, political, and humanitarian situation of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Jordan, Lebanon, and Gaza. In attendance was AGPS media chief Fayez Abu

Following Death of 8 Palestinian Refugees at Sea, AGPS Launches Solidarity Campaign

Following Death of 8 Palestinian Refugees at Sea, AGPS Launches Solidarity Campaign

04-01-2022

AGPS has launched a campaign in solidarity with the families of the victims of the tragic boat accident which occurred off a Greek coast on Friday, December 24, claiming the lives of 17 migrants, among them eight Palestinian refugees displaced

229 Migrants Rescued by Turkish Coast Guard

229 Migrants Rescued by Turkish Coast Guard

03-01-2022

Turkish Coast Guard Command units rescued 229 illegal migrants who were pushed back by the Greek coast guard in the Aegean Sea on Friday. Acting on a tip, the Turkish coast guard rescued at least 102 irregular migrants on a

Civilians’ Life Threatened by Motorbike Riders in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Civilians’ Life Threatened by Motorbike Riders in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

03-01-2022

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have raised concerns over the increasing abductions, home-burglary attempts, and sexual harassment reported in the area, particularly overnight due to chronic power blackouts.  Civilians said masked motorcyclists driving at

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp Call for Equitable Bread Distribution

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp Call for Equitable Bread Distribution

03-01-2022

Palestinian refugees sheltered in Khan Eshieh camp, in Rif Dimashq, have called on the Syrian authorities to control bread distribution and bread smuggling to the black market.  A resident told AGPS that over recent years, funds have been raised

US Pledges $99 Million to Palestine Refugee Agency

US Pledges $99 Million to Palestine Refugee Agency

03-01-2022

The United States pledged on Thursday to shell out $99 to refresh the budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), in light of the unprecedented financial crunch. In a tweet, the State Department’s

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp Denounce Poor Services

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp Denounce Poor Services

02-01-2022

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq leveled heavy criticism at the local administrative development committee for turning its back on their appeals for enhancing vital services in the area. The residents said the water crisis

Applications for Return to Yarmouk Camp Resumed

Applications for Return to Yarmouk Camp Resumed

02-01-2022

Families in Yarmouk camp have submitted demands for return after the local municipality suspended return applications. Palestinian lawyer Nour AlDeen Salman said concerned residents should submit their ownership documents to concerned authorities in Street 30. Permits are to be granted

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information

02-01-2022

The family of Palestinian refugee Bahaa AlHasan, raised in Deraa Camp, south of Syria, have appealed to search and rescue teams to work on revealing the condition and whereabouts of their relative, who has gone missing since October 11 as

Following Death of Rawnd Alayedi, PRC Calls on Germany to Launch Immediate Probe

Following Death of Rawnd Alayedi, PRC Calls on Germany to Launch Immediate Probe

02-01-2022

The Palestinian Return Centre in London (PRC) has called on the German authorities to open an immediate investigation into the death of Palestinian refugee girl Rawnd Alayedi, who breathed her last onboard a Greece-bound boat, trying to reach Europe to

Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria Displacement Camps Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Action

Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria Displacement Camps Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Action

01-01-2022

Palestinian refugee families sheltered in displacement camps set up north of Syria continue to appeal for urgent humanitarian action by the concerned authorities in Syria, United Nations bodies, and international humanitarian organizations. The families continue to lash out at the

Palestinians of Syria Deeply Alarmed by Death of 8 Palestinian Refugees in Greece Boat Tragedy

Palestinians of Syria Deeply Alarmed by Death of 8 Palestinian Refugees in Greece Boat Tragedy

01-01-2022

Palestinian refugees in/from Syria (PRS) have mourned the death of their relatives and friends in the latest tragic boat accident off a Greek coast. Hundreds of posts have been published and shared on social media networks to lament the tragedy

72 Palestinian Refugees Died at Sea since Outbreak of Syrian Conflict

72 Palestinian Refugees Died at Sea since Outbreak of Syrian Conflict

01-01-2022

So far, at least 72 Palestinian refugees from Syria drowned onboard migrant vessels, fleeing war-torn Syria. Scores of others died of cold on route to EU destinations. A number of casualties breathed their last off the Libyan seashore on way

Following Death of Palestinian Refugees, AGPS Urges EU to Reconsider Family Reunion Policy

Following Death of Palestinian Refugees, AGPS Urges EU to Reconsider Family Reunion Policy

01-01-2022

AGPS has called upon European Union parliaments to revise migration policy and family reunification procedures for migrant children aged above 18. AGPS has been receiving deeply alarming reports about what the Greek Coast Guard described in a statement as a