Refugees

UN: Cold kills dozens of children at the refugee camp in Syria

SYRIA, PALESTINOW.COM -- The UN says nearly 30 internally displaced Syrian children have lost their lives because of freezing temperatures and lack of basic needs at a refugee camp in northeastern Syria over...

Palestinian refugees in Syria suffered more by rat bites

DAMASCUS, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinian families taking refuge in I’zaz Camp, north of Syria, continue to launch distress signals over the dramatic spread of rodents, particularly rats, in the area, the Action...

Gazan child drown to death as immigrants’ boat capsizes

TURKEY, PALESTINOW.COM -- A boat, filled with immigrants capsized off the coast of Bodrum resort town, northwest of Turkey, leading to the death two children, including a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part...

Trump ends all funding for UNRWA

PALESTINOW.COM -- The United States is ending all funding for the UN's Palestinian refugee agency, the US State Department says. It described the organisation, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa), as "irredeemably flawed". The US...

2/3 of Gaza population are refugees

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- Almost 1.9 million Palestinians live in the Gaza Strip, making almost 40% of the total Palestinian population in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, and two thirds of them are...

Palestinians are the largest refugees population in the world: World Refugee Day

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics released a statement Wednesday to mark the occasion of World Refugee Day. The report stated that Palestinians make up the world’s largest refugee population, with around...