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10 ways UNHCR helped refugees in 2021

10 ways UNHCR helped refugees in 2021

With 2021 marking the tenth year of the Syria crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic in its second year, coordination in addressing the different challenges of the refugee response in Jordan has become even more important. By building on previous progress and by seizing...

Cash for Health provides relief for non-Syrian refugees in Jordan

Cash for Health provides relief for non-Syrian refugees in Jordan

“We live in a cycle of illness and fearing death,” states Jameela, or Umm Hayder, as she is otherwise known. An Iraqi refugee and mother of three, life has never been easy for her family. Ever since her oldest son, Hayder, was born 27 years ago, they have constantly...

His Royal Highness Prince Charles visits refugees in Jordan

His Royal Highness Prince Charles visits refugees in Jordan

Luai vividly remembers the moment when armed militias entered the hospital where he was working in Mosul, Iraq and issued an ultimatum that they had two weeks to leave otherwise they would be killed. As a member of Iraq’s Christian population, Luai did not hesitate....

UNHCR distributes winter cash assistance to refugees in Jordan

UNHCR distributes winter cash assistance to refugees in Jordan

As winter approaches, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in Jordan, has started the process of distributing one-off winter cash assistance for refugees across the country. Over 76,000 refugee families (approximately 290,000 individuals) from a variety of nationalities –...