News and updates
20 December 2013
UNHCR) – Most refugees flee their homeland to escape violence and persecution. For Ahmed,* leaving Syria was literally a matter of life or death. Ahmed, 43, had been fighting stomach cancer for six months before he fled last August to Erbil, the main city in northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region.
22 May 2013
Amman, 22 May 2013): The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has released US$9.8 million to support the establishment of a new camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan. There are more than 500,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan since March 2011, according to the Government.
Sources : United Nations OCHA
21 May 2013
DAMASCUS/AMMAN/GENEVA, 21 May 2013 – UNICEF is extremely concerned about the safety of civilians in the embattled city of Qusayr in Syria and fears that thousands of children and women could be trapped there by fighting.
Syria:Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Visiting at the Remedial Class for Refugee Children in Beirut
21 May 2013
HH Sheikha Jawaher visits Lebanon to mobilise aid for Syrian refugees as UNHCR Eminent Advocate Beirut, Lebanon, 21 May 2013: (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) Her Highness, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the
20 May 2013
WAM ABU DHABI: Some ninety thousand Yemenis affected by food shortages will receive urgent relief aid from the UAE's Red Crescent Authority (RCA) this week.
Sources : Emirates News Agency