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Outreach Analysis

Status: Published 1 August 2012 - 1 January 2013
Not funded
Methodology: widgets.needs_assessment.status.5
Methodology description: ICMC is assessing households in a three steps approach: In a first step Syrian volunteers outreach to refugee houses or register them when they approach the ICMC office in Al-Mafraq. In this step volunteers collect data on the family situation, economic situation, health conditions, living conditions as well as the information if they have received assistance so far. In a second step, ICMC staff identifies the most vulnerable cases, revisits those households to verify the information and add them to the beneficiary lists. Vulnerability criteria are based on UNHCR
Sampling: Random
Sampling size: HH interviews with 1,984 Syrian HH
Target population: Urban / Rural Population

Outreach Analysis

Status: Published 1 August 2012 - 1 January 2013
Not funded
Methodology: Individual key informant interviews
Methodology description: ICMC is assessing households in a three steps approach: In a first step Syrian volunteers outreach to refugee houses or register them when they approach the ICMC office in Al-Mafraq. In this step volunteers collect data on the family situation, economic situation, health conditions, living conditions as well as the information if they have received assistance so far. In a second step, ICMC staff identifies the most vulnerable cases, revisits those households to verify the information and add them to the beneficiary lists. Vulnerability criteria are based on UNHCR
Sampling: Random
Sampling size: HH interviews with 1,984 Syrian HH
Target population: Urban / Rural Population

Needs
Rental assistance, winterisation assistance, help with sending children to school, and cash assistance for food and bills were identified. Additionally, 53% of households reported a need for baby milk and nappies.

Main Findings
The population is young, 54% of cases were under 18. 32% of households were female-headed. 70% of respondents had no formal or post-primary education, and 63% of refugee children were not enrolled in school (though it should be noted that assessment took place before the start of the new school year). 98% were unemployed, and 16 children were identified as being sent out to work. 97% of respondents lived in unfurnished accommodation, of which 27% reported that there were more than 8 occupants in the accommodation, and 52% of respondents reported that the accommodation consisted of 2 rooms. Rent is high, 52% of respondents spend more than 101 JD on rent, a significant percentage of average refugee expenditure.

Sectors

  •  Health
  •  Emergency Shelter and NFI

Locations

  • Jordan
  • Irbid Governorate
  • Mafraq Governorate
  • Mafraq
  • Jarash Governorate
  • Ajlun Governorate
  • Syrian Arab Republic