AMMAN — Interior Minister Ghaleb Zu'bi on Tuesday inaugurated the "Forum on Seeking Refuge and Syrian Refugees in Jordan" organised by his ministry and the UNHCR at the Dead Sea, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
During the inauguration, attended by senior officials, Zu'bi said that Jordan looks forward to the end of the Syrian crisis, and to the day when Syrians can return to rebuild their country, free from the threats of war and violence.
AMMAN — The Brussels conference on Syria has approved aid worth $39,7 billion, including six grants, for Syrian refugees' host countries including Jordan, the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation said on Saturday.
The conference was co-chaired by the UN, the EU, Germany, Kuwait, Norway, Qatar and the UK with the participation of 70 countries.
AMMAN — Jordan has secured 60 per cent of the funding required under the 2016 Jordan Response Plan (JRP) to the Syrian crisis, double what was obtained in each of the previous three years, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury said on Monday.
Actual contracted funding, as additional grants, to JRP reached approximately 60 per cent of required funding needs for 2016,“ an improved response compared to one-third funding rates in previous years,” Fakhoury said, adding that in 2015, Jordan secured 36 per cent of the appeal value.