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16 Aug 2018 description

Dear Ambassador Güngen, Chair of the Advisory Commission,

Dear Mr. Haddad, Vice-Chair of the Advisory Commission,

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Dear colleagues,

16 Aug 2018 description

Amman

At an extraordinary session of the UNRWA Advisory Commission, in Amman today, the Commissioner-General Mr Pierre Krähenbühl announced that the school-year for 526,000 Palestine refugee girls and boys will open on time in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

15 Aug 2018 description

Introduction

The Syrian conflict has forced more than 5 million Syrians out of their country, with Egypt, Iraq,
Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey hosting the majority of those displaced. Currently, 666,113 Syrian refugees are registered with UNHCR in Jordan, comprising about 8% of the overall population in Jordan, and adding to Iraqi and Palestinian refugees who previously sought safety in the Kingdom. Of this number, the majority (78%) resides in urban and rural settings outside of camps, struggling to meet their basic needs without external assistance.

15 Aug 2018 description

PARIS - La France réaffirme son soutien au Programme Alimentaire Mondial pour son combat contre la faim et la malnutrition, avec une contribution de 6,200,000 euros destinée à plusieurs pays dont nombre sont touchés par de graves conflits et crises.

14 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

RAMTHA, Jordan, AUGUST 14, 2018 — Jordan University for Science and Technology (JUST) and UNICEF today signed a five-year agreement aimed at exploring innovative approaches, technologies and designs to address key challenges in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in the country.

14 Aug 2018 description

Background

The WFP-led Logistics Cluster was activated in Syria in January 2013, in order to facilitate access to crucial logistics services for all operations across the region, including surface transportation, contingency fuel provision and storage, cross-border transhipment services, emergency airlifts, and warehousing. In September 2014, the Whole of Syria (WoS) approach was adopted as a result of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSC) 2165, bringing together regional separate operations (Jordan, Syria, Turkey) into a single framework.

13 Aug 2018 description
report UN Women

Eight years. Since the start of the conflict, the Syrian crisis has displaced more than 6.6 million people internally and seen more than 5.6 million Syrians scattering across its borders.

13 Aug 2018 description

Introduction

Jordan is home to over 667,000 Syrian refugees , and more than 85,000 refugees of other nationalities. While 18.8% of Syrians live in the three refugee camps of Zaatari, Azraq and the Emirati Jordanian Camp, the remainder (more than 80%) of Syrians live in cities, towns and rural areas across the Kingdom.

13 Aug 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

1.8 million people assessed for cash assistance in 2018 so far.

Over 85 per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan live below the poverty line;1 the figure is over 75 per cent in Lebanon.

621,543 individuals reached across the region in the first half of 2018, with over USD 78 million distributed.

USD 116 million urgently required for cash assistance to 87,000 Syrian refugee families (435,000 individuals) in the second half of 2018.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Report of Neonatal Death Audit Among Syrian From Zaatari and Azraq Refugee Camps, Jordan, January 1st – 31st December 2017

GHD and EMPHNET: Working together for better health

10 Aug 2018 description
report UN Women

1.3 million refugees are currently hosted by Jordan, a country that continues to demonstrate humanitarian leadership in the Syrian refugee crisis. In 2012, UN Women opened its first Oasis— a centre for refugee women and girls to access emergency aid and specialized gender-based violence services at Za’atari refugee camp in northern Jordan. Over time, the scope and impact of the Oasis model has expanded to encompass multi-sectoral services that build women’s resilience and empowerment.

10 Aug 2018 description

The conflict in Syria has created one of the most severe and protracted humanitarian crises in the world today. Millions have been displaced both inside the country and outside as refugees, especially in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The crisis continues to devastate the country and shows few signs of letting up in the near future.

Even in these circumstances, UNFPA believes that every Syrian woman, adolescent girl and child has the right to reproductive health and protection from gender-based violence.