UNICEF's support to children during the 2017 - 2018 winter includes cash support and in-kind clothes distribution to over 120,000 children living in refugee camps, host communities and other remote locations.
The additional funding is part of Australia’s three-year AU$220 million humanitarian and resilience response in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, which aims to ensure that every child in the Kingdom is enrolled in school.
A new report assesses the immediate effects of transfers on reducing barriers to accessing basic services and employment, as well as considering the long-term implications of improvements in economic and social outcomes.
Zaatari clinic is shut and MSF’s wards in Ramtha hospital stand nearly empty, while the fighting and airstrikes in southern Syria continue unabated, and the need to provide lifesaving treatment to severely-wounded Syrians grows.
With over 75 per cent of the population estimated to be women and children, they desperately need assistance and support,” Mr. O’Brien said, acknowledging support already provided by Jordanian authories.
With an estimated 91,000 Syrian refugee children out-of-school in Jordan, the Ministry of Education, in partnership with UNICEF, and support from donors, aims at enrolling all Syrian children in the new school year.