AMMAN, 18 November (IRIN) - Nearly
seven months after the war in Iraq ended and little chance of an early
return for Iraqi refugees who fled to neighbouring Jordan, they are preparing
for the winter.
The Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and NGOs have started preparing the refugee
camps for the cold weather, both at Al-Ruwayshid camp, some 350 km east
of the capital, Amman, and another camp located some 1,150 km from Amman
in no-man's-land on the border with Iraq.
According to UNHCR, there are 1,150 refugees,