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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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WASH Advisor - Turkey

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Closing date: 15 May 2014 Relief International

Position Summary:

The WASH Advisor is responsible for overall program technical advising supervision, administration and oversight of RI’s Syria Response WASH projects based in Turkey.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES:

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Project Manager - Myanmar

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2014 Relief International

Job Title: Project Manager – Community Capacity Building

Location: Sittwe Office, Rakhine with travel

Report to: Head of Rakhine Response

Duration: 9 months

Starting Date: Immediately

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Jordan + 1 other
Middle East Regional Finance Manager

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Closing date: 07 May 2014 Relief International

Location:Amman, Jordan with frequent travel to RI offices in the Middle East

Duration:12 months

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.

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IT Director

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2014 Relief International

Position:IT Director

Location:Washington, DC

Reports to: CEO

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.

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IT Te'

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Closing date: 09 Jul 2014 Relief International

Position:IT Technical Support Officer

Location: Washington, DC

Reports to:VP of HR

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.