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Overwhelming majority of Jordanians continue to empathize with refugees

Overwhelming majority of Jordanians continue to empathize with refugees

A new study released today by UNHCR – the UN Refugee Agency – reveals that 94 percent of the Jordanian public view refugees in a positive manner, with the majority stating that they are empathetic towards people forced to flee their country and the challenges they...

UNHCR marks 30 years of protecting refugees in Jordan

UNHCR marks 30 years of protecting refugees in Jordan

Thirty years after it first opened an office in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, UNHCR – the UN Refugee Agency – is launching a virtual timeline detailing key moments and historical events which have affected refugee lives in Jordan. As a result of the...

Refugees spur clean energy drive in Jordan

Refugees spur clean energy drive in Jordan

From being the first refugee camp in the world to be powered by a solar plant to invent robotic hand sanitizers made of Lego to prevent the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic, Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is renowned for its innovation. With 58 community centers which...