United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has opened the Japanese funded computer lab at the Jerusalem/Yazour school in the Yarmouk refugee camp, Syria. This multi-purpose school will allow hundreds of Palestinian refugee students and the community to access computer technology and learning material.
Japan Government is funding the project, which includes seven computer laboratories, six multi-purpose rooms and a learning resource centre at UNRWA schools throughout Syria. Japan Government has contributed over two million US Dollars in projects funding for UNRWA's education, health and relief and social services programmes. Now students and teachers of refugee camp would be to explore the world of computer technology. UNRWA is a humanitarian and human development Agency providing education, health care, social services, micro-credit and emergency relief to over 4 million registered refugees living in the Gaza Strip, West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and the Syrian Arab Republic. In Syria, the Agency provides assistance to over 440,000 refugees.