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24 Sep 2018 description

I. Allocation Overview

A) Introduction/Humanitarian Situation

  1. The UN Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) has launched this standard allocation for US $3.5 million in order to support the implementation of the Jordan Response Plan (JRP) by releasing resources to partners and to respond to critical funding gaps in Jordan.

19 Sep 2018 description

RIYADH, 19th September, 2018 (WAM) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, and King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, KSRelief, signed two agreements today worth over SR8.4 million (nearly US$2.24 million) to provide dialysis treatment for Syrian refugees suffering from chronic renal failure. The life-saving treatment is expected to support 128 Syrian refugees in and Lebanon and Jordan for one year.

19 Sep 2018 description

Disability Assessment among Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Objectives

Concerning the lack of disability data in the Syria crisis context, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) and iMMAP conducted the study aimed at the following:

1.Provide statistically reliable prevalence of disability as well as disability disaggregated data indicators on access to services.

18 Sep 2018 description

5,341 patients received at the clinic in the month of August.

73 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of August.

60% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.

18 Sep 2018 description

Azraq is home to 40,901 Syrian refugees, nearly 22% are under five years old.

60% are children, including 314 unaccompanied minors.

1,438 Syrian refugees (4%) have disabilities in the camp.

3 in 10 households are headed by women.

8,895 shelters are currently in use in the camp.

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

Working with Partners

10 Sep 2018 description
report CARE

Amman – Syrian and Iraqi refugees living in Jordan are facing a decrease in humanitarian aid and an increase in debt, with women carrying the heaviest burden, eight years into the Syria crisis that has impacted neighboring countries, a new research conducted by CARE has revealed.

03 Sep 2018 description

Introduction

The VAF Sector Vulnerability Review represents the Vulnerability Assessment Framework’s (VAF) multidimensional approach to measuring vulnerability. The main objective of this document is to present a vulnerability review for each sector, showing the distribution of all vulnerability indicators and disaggregating by sex, family size and location (an update to the 2015 Baseline Survey report). Secondly, is to highlight the changes from the original indicators that were created in 2015 following the VAF sector vulnerability review workshop.

26 Aug 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. More than 50,000 refugees have active work permits.

26 Aug 2018 description

Cash Assistance was distributed to 137,319 persons, of which 129,167 were Syrians, 6,340 were Iraqi and 1,812 were of other nationalities.

6,081 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border, with 61 referrals to Jordanian hospitals.

ILO and UNHCR signed a Letter of Understanding, aiming to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities.

755,959 Refugees in Jordan as of 15 Aug 2018

83% Refugees living outside camps in urban areas

13 Aug 2018 description

Introduction

Jordan is home to over 667,000 Syrian refugees , and more than 85,000 refugees of other nationalities. While 18.8% of Syrians live in the three refugee camps of Zaatari, Azraq and the Emirati Jordanian Camp, the remainder (more than 80%) of Syrians live in cities, towns and rural areas across the Kingdom.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Disability is defined as interactions between personal and environmental factors. It is measured by the level of functioning of a person in various areas of daily activities (called “domains”) regardless of impairments, using the Washington Group tools.

12 Aug 2018 description

Report of Neonatal Death Audit Among Syrian From Zaatari and Azraq Refugee Camps, Jordan, January 1st – 31st December 2017

GHD and EMPHNET: Working together for better health

09 Aug 2018 description
report Jordan INGO Forum
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In this issue

  1. Humanitarian & Development Overview
  2. Partners activities in Camps
  3. Partners activities in Host Community
  4. Advocacy 5. Changing the narrative 6. Voice from Jordan

Humanitarian and Development Overview

08 Aug 2018 description

6,081 patients received at the clinic in the month of July.

61 referrals to the hospitals in Jordan in the month of July.

54% of secondary and tertiary referrals were for obstetrics & gynaecology.