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WASH in Schools Infrastructure Assessment and KAP Survey, Za’atari Factsheet - September 2018

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Since 2011, a total of 671,428 Syrians have registered as refugees in Jordan with 78,994 currently registered in Za’atari camp (Mafraq governorate). As of February 2018, school aged children constituted 33% of Za’atari camp’s population, 75% of whom were reportedly attending school.3 As the lead agency for the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector in Jordan, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is also responsible for WASH infrastructure and activities in Za’atari camp. To evaluate key WASH infrastructure and assess student knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP), REACH conducted an assessment in partnership with UNICEF. Data was collected in May - June and September 2018.