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20 Apr 2018 description

Often referred to as Syria's lost generation, at least three million children have been forced to abandon school since the civil war started in 2011. Over two million children are estimated to be out of school inside Syria itself. In Jordan, the EU's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, through the funding of humanitarian organisations, help thousands of children get back into school.

16 Apr 2018 description
  • 4,346 patients received at the clinic in the month of March.

  • 27 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of March.

  • 33% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.

15 Apr 2018 description

AMMAN, 15th April, 2018 (WAM) -- During their visit to the Emirati-Jordanian camp in Mrajeeb Al Fhood, Jordan, volunteer doctors from the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, discussed the launch of psychological support programmes for the camp’s refugees and those affected by wars and disasters.

12 Apr 2018 description

I. Allocation Overview

A) Introduction/Humanitarian situation

  1. The UN Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) has launched this standard allocation for US $5 million in order to support the implementation of the Jordan Response Plan (JRP) and the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Syria by releasing resources to partners early in the year and to respond to urgent and funding gaps in both Jordan and southern Syria.

11 Apr 2018 description

82 different activities reached over 3,600 people through the 25 Community Support Committees supporting refugees across Jordan.

UNHCR Azraq awarded SET4Food Humanitarian Energy Award for its solar plant project supplying energy in a humanitarian setting.

Rectification of Status campaign began 4 March; 9,042 Asylum Seeker Certificates issued in the first month.

High profile visits

10 Apr 2018 description

Orthodox Christian humanitarian agency offers chance for refugees to assist their neighbors who require diagnosis, care, support services

09 Apr 2018 description
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April 9th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded its medical project in Jordan, through a medical delegation that performed cardiac catheterizations for Syrian refugees and Jordanian patients.

The QR 390,000 project involved four partners: Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), the Jordan University Hospital, and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Spain and the Netherlands.

03 Apr 2018 description

Jordan: Humanitarian Response during 2017

In 2017, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jordan continued to adapt its humanitarian response to both the emergency and the chronic nature of the Syrian refugee crisis. In the reporting period, the ICRC carried out a wide range of activities aimed at supporting both refugees and communities hosting them, primarily with the Jordan Red Crescent Society (JRCS).

26 Mar 2018 description

This monthly update is a coordination tool that aims to improve communication between sectors and up to the Humanitarian Partners Forum. It focuses on processes, rather than achievements. The latter are covered through separate monthly sector dashboards, available through the Inter-Agency Portal and at http://data.unhcr.org/jordan/sectors/

I. General / Inter-Sector Update

Jordan Humanitarian Fund

25 Mar 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

They Get Legal Status, But Lose Health Subsidies

(Amman) – Jordan began on March 4, 2018 to regularize the status of refugees who have been living in towns and cities without permits, offering them greater protection, Human Rights Watch said today. However, on January 24, the government revoked the eligibility for subsidized health care for people living outside refugee camps.

19 Mar 2018 description
report Caritas Australia

With the crisis in Syria entering into its eighth year this week, Caritas Australia continues to support children who have been displaced by the war in Syria, which is now the largest displacement crisis in the world since World War II.

Caritas Australia, the Catholic Church’s international aid and development agency, is bringing hope to Syrian refugee children through education.

12 year-old Bayan, one of the 5.6 million Syrian refugees who have sought sanctuary in the neighbouring countries in the region, is living with her family in Jordan.

16 Mar 2018 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children ambassador Myleene Klass visits a class of children at Little Hands - Save the Children's early learning centre in Zaatari Refugee Camp - where children aged 3-4 are supported via early childhood care and development programmes to ensure they are prepared for school and have the psycho/social support needed to help them recover from the trauma of war.

I have just returned from Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan where I was meeting Syrian families to mark the anniversary of seven years of war in Syria.

14 Mar 2018 description

Overview

A total of 42 persons representing 20 organizations (5 UN Agencies, 7 local NGOs, 1 government entity, 7 INGOs) participated in a SGBV gap analysis workshop held in August 2017. Participants included both field staff as well as staff with national responsibilities.

They were divided in groups covering the following locations:

  • Amman/Balqa/Zarqa/South

  • Irbid

  • Mafraq

  • Zaatari camp

  • Azraq camp

12 Mar 2018 description
report Jordan INGO Forum
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In this issue

  1. Humanitarian Overview

  2. Partners activities

• Host communities

• Camps

• Innovation

  1. Changing the narrative

  2. Voices from Jordan

• Ruba’s new world of colours

  1. Advocacy

• Brussels Conference

• Civil Society

• Publications

Humanitarian Overview

11 Mar 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background and Objective

The increase in the number of refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) across the region in 2017 continued and the need remains for a large-scale response to address the needs of refugees already present in the host community. As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.

11 Mar 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background & Objective

The increase in the number of refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) across the region in 2017 continued and the need remains for a large-scale response to address the needs of refugees already present in the host community. As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.

11 Mar 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background & Objective

The increase in the number of refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) across the region in 2017 continued and the need remains for a large-scale response to address the needs of refugees already present in the host community. As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.