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Jordan + 1 other
RI Marks the One Year Anniversary of its Educational Program in the Zaatari Refugee Camp

More than 600 Syrian children in the Zaatari refugee camp recently came together for a day of festivities to mark the first year anniversary of Relief International’s (RI) educational program inside the camp. They were joined by RI partners, friends, and parents. It was a day for the students to experience the simple joys of being a kid.

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Clean Water, Healthy Communities

As Yemen continues to face grave political and economic challenges, a complex humanitarian crisis has arisen affecting the country of almost 24 million people. With over half of the population living in poverty, a lack of access to adequate health services and education in many rural parts of Yemen has led to an increase in infectious diseases such as diarrhea, cholera and the measles. Rural regions in Yemen are left with scarce medical care, a lack of adequate food and nutrition, and an ever increasing rate of disease.

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Lebanon + 1 other
Update from Relief International Team in Lebanon

In Lebanon, Relief International, with support from UNICEF, is providing access to education for thousands Syrian and Lebanese host community children. Here’s a heart-warming update from the RI team in Lebanon:

"I know how to hold a pen and write my name," Anas, a seven-year-old Syrian boy, proudly tells RI staff. Anas attends classes as part of RI’s Accelerated Learning Program. Anas was previously out of school for two years.

"I love my school and my teachers, and I want to learn more to be able to go back and rebuild my country," he says.

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Jordan + 1 other
Bringing Smiles to Syrian Children in Zaattari

An update from the RI team in the Zaatari refugee camp, northern Jordan:

This past January, delighted peals of laughter and song rang throughout the RI education center in the Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan. As part of RI’s remedial education project, the RI team helped organize winter recreational activities for students at the RI education center. To close the celebrations, RI held an Open House for students’ families and friends to visit the schools, see the students’ work, and learn more about how RI’s educational programming can help their children catch-up in school.

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Iraq + 1 other
Building hope for Syrian refugees in Iraq

Since November 2012, RI has been carrying out activities inside the Dara Shakran Camp in Erbil to help more than 2,000 Syrian refugee families. RI’s goal is to improve health and quality of life for all within the camp, by implementing best practices for health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and education. RI is also providing water quality monitoring services to ensure that water is safe for refugees to use and drink.

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JOBS

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Finance Manager - Lebanon

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Closing date: 16 Jul 2014 Relief International

Position:Finance Manager - Lebanon

About RI: Relief International (RI) is an international relief and development agency with cross-sectoral programs bridging relief and development.

Reports to:Country Director, with technical supervision from the Regional Finance Manager

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Nursery Specialist Consultant

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2014 Relief International

Position:Nursery Specialist Consultant

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan with at least two field visits to Nangarhar and Mazar

Duration:May 1st, 2014 to December 31st, 2015

Reports to:SO1 Project Manager and ANNGO General Manager

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Country Director, Jordan

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2014 Relief International

Position: Country Director, Jordan

Location: Amman, Jordan

About RI:Relief International (RI) is a leading global change organization and home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Reports to: Regional Director

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Country Director, Lebanon

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2014 Relief International

Position:Country Director, Lebanon

Location:Beirut, Lebanon

About RI: Relief International (RI) is a leading global change organization and home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Reports to: Regional Director

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Livelihoods Assessment Consultant

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Closing date: 09 Jul 2014 Relief International

Position: Livelihoods Assessment Consultant

Location & Country: Lebanon

Period (dates):3 months, approx. May 15, 2014 – August 15, 2014

Anticipated Level of Effort:One consultant for approx. 22 working days per month for three months

Reporting Manager (s): SGBV Program Manager
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