83 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
20 Dec 2018 description
report Jordan INGO Forum

In this issue

  1. Humanitarian Overview
  2. Partners activities in Camps
  3. Partners activities in Host Community
  4. Voice from Jordan
  5. Advocacy
  6. Changing the narrative

Humanitarian Overview

20 Dec 2018 description

239,297 Syrian refugees, and 26,375 Iraqis and refugees of other nationalities have received winter cash assistance in October and November.

3,358 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border, with 69 referrals to Jordanian hospitals. The clinic is operated by UNHCR, UNICEF and UNFPA jointly.

UNHCR Jordan brought together 33 refugee vendors, from five nationalities to sell their handmade products and art at its annual Winter Bazaar in Amman.

761,100 Refugees in Jordan as of 15 Dec 2018

20 Dec 2018 description

Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to Syrian refugee population in the world.

83% of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and 85% live below the poverty line (USD 96 per individual monthly). 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly.

The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. Approximately 45,000 work permits were issued in 2018.

Working with Partners

08 Dec 2018 description

Amman, 8 December 2018

Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides is on an official mission to Jordan to visit EU aid projects supporting refugees and meet with government officials and humanitarian partners on the ground.

30 Oct 2018 description

Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to its population in the world, 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants.

83% of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and in poverty: 85% live below the poverty line (USD 96 per individual monthly). 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly.

The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. More than 50,000 refugees have active work permits.

Working with Partners

30 Oct 2018 description

Cash Assistance was distributed to 139,415 persons, of which 131,591 were Syrians, 5,788 were Iraqi and 2,036 were of other nationalities.

4,201 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border, with 42 referrals to Jordanian hospitals.

1,107 work permits, were issued through the Azraq refugee camp Employment Office (ACE) in September.

760,360 Refugees in Jordan as of 15 Oct 2018

83% Refugees living outside camps in urban areas

23 Oct 2018 description
report Jordan INGO Forum

In this issue

  1. Humanitarian & Development Overview
  2. Partners activities in Camps
  3. Partners activities in Host Community
  4. Voice from Jordan
  5. Innovation
  6. Advocacy
  7. Changing the narrative

Humanitarian and Development Overview

08 Oct 2018 description

ST. PAUL, Minn.-The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) is marking 10 years of healing in Jordan, where the organization has cared for thousands of refugee survivors of torture and war, beginning with Iraqi clients and expanding over the years as conflicts and crises emerged in the region and beyond. CVT Jordan has steadily worked over these years to meet increasing demand for holistic, rehabilitative care for refugee torture survivors, especially as the Syrian conflict began and continues to devastate communities today.

01 Oct 2018 description

Cash Assistance was distributed to 142,677 persons, of which 134,591 were Syrians, 6,256 were Iraqi and 1,830 were of other nationalities.

5,341 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border, with 73 referrals to Jordanian hospitals.

Inauguration of new extension of the solar power plant funded by the IKEA Foundation in Azraq refugee camp

758,392 Refugees in Jordan as of 15 Sep 2018

83% Refugees living outside camps in urban areas