The Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society and Jordanian Red Crescent Society concluded a campaign to distribute aid and relief items to 3,000 Syrian refugee families in Jordan.
Anwar Hasawi, Vice President of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society, praised the partnership between the tow national societies which allowed the 3 day aid distribution to take place across Amman, Irbid and Mafraq.
The Jordanian Red Crescent’s Vocational Center concluded, yesterday, various training courses aimed at Syrian-refugee and local community women sponsored by the International committee of the Red Cross and the German Red Cross.
The courses that were initiated at the beginning of the year covered many manual skills such as soap making, accessory design and assembly, basket weaving, candle making and shaping, as well as a literacy course.
The Jordanian Red Crescent/ youth department have conducted a training sessions yesterday for volunteers in life skills in Aqaba, sponsored by the Danish Red Cross.
The three-day course was attended by ten volunteers, and was aimed at familiarizing them with life skills, facilitation skills, as well as preparing an action plan for activities.
Jordan Red Crescent, with support from the government of Japan and in partnership with IFRC, ran a Community-based health and first aid program (CBHFA) as part of national society ongoing efforts to provide health education to target vulnerable groups of Syrian refugees and host community.
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Christos Stylianides visited Jordan Red Crescent (JRC) and met with H. E. President Dr. Mohammad Al-Hadid to discuss the growing needs of Syrian refugees and the growing burden on Jordan.
JRC, with support from the Kuwaiti Red Crescent, has initiated the seventh phase of the project for Syrian refugees in the Kingdom. As part of the project, refugees receive vouchers they can exchange for breshly backed bread at bakeries near their homes.
35,830 Syrian families have benefited the program, governorates with the beginning of the seventh phase, 34 bakeries throughout 12 in various governorates have been contracted. The table below sets out facts and figures concerning the project for Syrian refugees since it began in March 2013.
The Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society, in cooperation with JRC personnel, delivered humanitarian aid including foodstuffs, sanitary items, and blankets to Syrian refugees in Amman and the governorates of Irbid, Ajloun, Ma’an, and Aqaba.
2½ years in Amman, poor health and wish for education.
Sayah H. Mutawi is 65, and lives with his wife Khawla (57) and daughter Faizah (16) and his wife’s two sisters in a two bedroom apartment in downtown Jordan. Barefoot, Sayah takes us into the main lounge room where his wife is lying in a large bed, with one of her sisters perched by her side.