Tzu Chi’s Relief Action for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Report
from Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
Published on 31 Jul 2017

In order provide humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, volunteers of Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation in Jordan visit refugees and provide charity and medical care for them every month. Recently Tzu Chi volunteers bringing aid items for the 34 families. The refugees also received a medical visit from Dr. Hala every 15 days.

Chiou Hwa Chen, Director of Tzu Chi Chapter in Jordan, said that:「There is an importance on emotional support. They may look happy on the outside, but in their hearts, they are under a lot of stress, as they can’t return to their home in Syria.」

The 34 single-mothers at the refugee home in Sweilah have received gifts from Tzu Chi's Jordan Chapter prior to Eid-al-fitr. Dr. Hala who these families see every 15 days is also their health support.

Abu Noor, the manager of refugee home, shared that:「Last week Maryam was able to undergo hernia surgery. She's recovering well. This is all thanks to Tzu Chi’s assistance.」

Each visit, volunteers use songs and drawing to strengthen their bonds with one another.

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