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18 Jul 2018 description

4,593 patients received at the clinic in the month of June.

64 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of June.

58% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.

17 Jul 2018 description
report BioMed Central

Edouard Hoste, Mandana Mehta, Emmanuel Andre, Khaled Abu Rumman and Dimitri Van der Linden
Conflict and Health 2018 12:25
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-018-0164-y | © The Author(s). 2018

Abstract

Background

12 Jul 2018 description
report BioMed Central

Manuela Rehr, Muhammad Shoaib, Sara Ellithy, Suhib Okour, Cono Ariti, Idriss Ait-Bouziad, Paul van den Bosch, Anais Deprade, Mohammad Altarawneh, Abdel Shafei, Sadeq Gabashneh and Annick Lenglet

Conflict and Health201812:33

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-018-0168-7© The Author(s). 2018

Abstract

Background

10 Jul 2018 description

Zaatari is home to 78,552 refugees, nearly 20% are under five years old.

20% of households are female headed.

Average of 80 births per week, and 14,000 weekly consultations.

Total of 5,074 refugees engaged in cash for work inside the camp 21,400 children are enrolled in 31 schools, with 58 community centres offering activities.

10,000 refugees have work permits. 12% are women

UNHCR PRESENCE

Staff:

51 National Staff
7 International Staff

09 Jul 2018 description

The present document was prepared for the Brussels II Conference.
The document was jointly developed by the Government of Jordan, the EU and the United Nations.

02 Jul 2018 description

To celebrate World Refugee Day, the #withrefugees summer bazaar hosted 35 stalls of refugee vendors over two days.

4,255 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border during the month of May, with 60 referrals to Jordanian hospitals.

The Government extended the grace period for work permits to be issued to Syrian workers for free until 31 December 2018.

751,746
Refugees in Jordan as of 15 June 2018

27 Jun 2018 description

The Australian Government will provide further funding over the next two years for CARE Australia to deliver humanitarian assistance to refugees in Jordan.

The USD $3 million funding will provide critical support to people affected by the Syrian and Iraq conflicts and help them rebuild their lives.

Australia has provided and committed more than $613 million to the humanitarian response since 2011.

21 Jun 2018 description
report ACTED

It is 8 am and another sunny working day is starting in Zaatari refugee camp, in the North of Jordan. ACTED social mobilization team gathers in the base camp, where ACTED caravan offices are located, before heading to the camp districts where Syrian refugees live.

21 Jun 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

20 Jun 2018 description

36,699 refugees are currently in the camp, from a total of 40,092 persons of concern registered.

59.68% are children, including 278 unaccompanied minors.

There are 1,288 recorded disabilities in the camp; 37.23% of these are within children.

3 in 10 households are headed by women 8,823 shelters are currently in use in the camp.

10,479 have been built since Azraq opened in 2014.

Working with Partners

19 Jun 2018 description

Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to its population in the world, 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants.

The majority of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and in poverty: over 85% live below the poverty line. 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly.

The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. Nearly 50,000 refugees have active work permits.

14 Jun 2018 description
report Berghof Foundation

A powerful „su“ fills the library container of Relief International’s educational centre in the Jordanian refugee camp Azraq. Once the sound of their voices had faded, the 18 participants of the course conducted by Berghof Foundation shake out their arms and legs in relief. The joint exercise helps the Syrian women and men to release straining and stressful emotions, feelings, thoughts and experiences. All participants are Syrians volunteers working for various international organisations. The course supports them in their oftentimes challenging work.

11 Jun 2018 description

Amman - After more than four years of emergency lifesaving activities in which over 2,700 war-wounded Syrians underwent medical treatment, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has taken the difficult decision to close the Ramtha surgical project in northern Jordan. The decision came in light of the sharp decrease in the number of wounded Syrians referred from southern Syria to Ramtha hospital since a de-escalation zone was established in July 2017.

10 Jun 2018 description
  • 4,255 patients received at the clinic in the month of May.

  • 60 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of May.

  • 63% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.

06 Jun 2018 description

Zaatari is home to 78,804 refugees, nearly 20% are under five years old. Zaatari Camp, close to Jordan’s northern border with Syria has become emblematic of the displacement of Syrians across the Middle East following its establishment in 2012. In that time, the camp’s evolution, from a small collection of tents into an urban settlement of some 80,000 persons reflects both the needs and aspirations of the camp’s residents and a transition to a more predictable, cost effective and participatory platform for the delivery of assistance.