UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) provides assistance, protection and advocacy for some 5 million registered Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory, pending a solution to their plight. It was founded in 1949.
See: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. "About UNRWA." Accessed April 24, 2013.
Architect’s Record of Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp. Courtesy of Architect (submitted to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture), 2012.
In the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the architects of projects engaged in the nomination process receive an Award documentation package which describes the standardised presentation requirements. In addition to submitting photographs, slides, and architectural drawings, architects are asked to complete a detailed Architect's Record pertaining to use, cost, environmental and climatic factors, construction materials, building schedule, and, more importantly, design concepts and each project's significance within its own context.