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Syrian Refugees in Urban Jordan

Status: widgets.needs_assessment.status.4 13 January 2013 - 27 April 2013
Not funded
Sampling: widgets.needs_assessment.sampling.4
Sampling size: 240 HH interviews, 89 participants in 8 focus groups representing 534 HH members, stakeholder interviews(UNHCR, INGOs and CBOs)
Target population: widgets.needs_assessment.target_population.7

Syrian Refugees in Urban Jordan

Status: widgets.needs_assessment.status.4 13 January 2013 - 27 April 2013
Not funded
Sampling: widgets.needs_assessment.sampling.4
Sampling size: 240 HH interviews, 89 participants in 8 focus groups representing 534 HH members, stakeholder interviews(UNHCR, INGOs and CBOs)
Target population: widgets.needs_assessment.target_population.7
To further source and analyze information relating to the presence, strengths, capacities, resources, protection risks, and assistance needs of the Syrian refugee communities living in the urban areas of Northern Jordan.

needs_assessment.single.prioritiesDescription
monthly cash assistance, top-up cash assistance, emergency cash assistance, debt monitoring, set-up medical emergency hotline, better understand gender specific vulnerabilities, needs of host community, mitigate community tensions,

needs_assessment.single.mainFindings
worst living conditions in Mafraq, income expenditure shortfalls, highest rent and average HH sleeping per room in Irbid, average 4 people sharing sleeping room, very little savings to absorb financial shocks, 90% staying in apartments, 10% in sheds or tents, savings are getting exhausted; lack of legal doc for work; concern for security FHH, access clinics & hospitals Madaba, refusal of treatment, lack of female doctors Marfraq, expiration&waiting time for UNHCR registration, expenses for private health care services, lack of information on provision of services, cost of transportation to clinics and hospitals, environmental health, inability to report to police, women issues, men issues, concern over tribal affiliations, registration for government ID; physical & verbal assault host community, police harassment, threat of deportation, family separation or return to Zaatari camp, gangs extorting money, illegal bail-out, poor quality housing, concern maintaining ability to pay rent, poor access to heating, FHH difficulty securing rental accomodation

needs_assessment.single.partners


needs_assessment.single.sectors

  •  Health
  •  Protection
  •  Cash Assistance

needs_assessment.single.locations

  • Jordan
  • Zarqa Governorate
  • Irbid Governorate
  • Mafraq Governorate
  • Mafraq
  • Madaba Governorate
  • Syrian Arab Republic