This ISWG monthly update is a coordination tool that aims to improve communication between refugee sectors and provide information on progress towards implementation of the objectives of the Jordan Contingency & Response Plan in response to COVID-19. It is available through the Inter-Agency Operational Data Portal at: COVID-19 Inter-Agency Coordination through the Inter-Agency Coordination Interface at: https://iacu.tools/
A. General Updates
▪ In March 2022, the COVID-19 centre in Azraq Camp and the isolation centre in Za’atari Camp have recorded around 148 and 283 confirmed COVID-19 cases with a recovery rate of 98.2% and 98.4%, respectively.
▪ On 13 March, the Ministry of Education (MoE), with UNICEF support, launched the E-Safety Teacher Training Course, an online professional development course targeting teachers to help children stay safe online. The course is in line with national teacher standards and is to benefit all 90,000 MoE teachers and school personnel.
▪ According to MoPIC, since 2016 issuance of work permits for Syrians is reaching 290 thousand. The full report can be found here: https://data2.unhcr.org/en/working-group/49