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.
Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp Presentation Panels. Courtesy of Architect. Geneva: Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 2013.
Presentation panels are drawings, images, and text graphically prepared by the architect and submitted to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture during the later round of the Award cycle. The portfolios are kept in the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Library for consultation purposes.