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  • The Economic Empowerment working group TORs and Sector strategy were discussed and reviewed in the meeting. (March 2023)
    highlight 01 Mar 2023 (1 year ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • MOPIC will prioritize meeting basic needs and implementing impactful interventions for Syrian refugees and host communities based on national priorities, UNHCR's vulnerability assessment, and a census conducted with the Department of Statistics. ( March 2023)
    highlight 01 Mar 2023 (1 year ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation confirmed that the Jordanian response plan for the Syrian crisis will be extended for the year 2023. (March 2023)
    highlight 01 Mar 2023 (1 year ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The government decision to extend Syrian exemptions from WP payments until 31/12/2023 is out, this includes payments for previous years, payments related to work permits, the health test, and penalties for not renewing work permits on time. (Jan 2023)
    highlight 01 Jan 2023 (1 year ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Following recommendations from the Jordan Strategic Humanitarian Committee JoSH meeting dated November 15, where the reform process of the Inter-Sector Working Group has been endorsed; the Inter-Sector Working Group (ISWG) was tasked to come up with final renewed architecture and recommendations to be revised and endorsed by JoSH. (Dec 2022)
    highlight 31 Dec 2022 (1 year ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR’s Age, Gender and Diversity Accountability Report 2020 – People at the Centre: The Intersection of Age, Gender and Diversity. This report reflects the progress made on the core actions under Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) Policy and presents many achievements and good practices, as well as gaps and challenges that remain in systematically integrating AGD considerations. Please see the report https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/87615 Also please refer to UNHCR AGDs Policy of March 2018 https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/87614
    highlight 06 Jul 2021 (2 years ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR in SUDAN ENGAGES IN COVID-19 PREVENTION AND RESPONSE: To protect refugees and IDPs as well as their hosts in Sudan from COVID-19, UNHCR and partners have rolled out a massive prevention, preparedness and response programme. The Agency joined WHO and UNICEF in spreading risk awareness by translating posters in refugee languages, by briefing volunteers and IDP leaders, tens of thousands of text messages sent to urban refugees in Khartoum. In addition, in recent weeks, UNHCR delivered 1 million bars of soap to IDPs, refugees and their most vulnerable Sudanese neighbours. The Agency also established a surveillance system in refugee camps for immediate isolation of potential cases, reporting to the health authorities and subsequent testing. According to the results, so far the virus which is spreading fast in the country has not infected any refugee.
    highlight 04 May 2020 (4 years ago)
    Sudan Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees Sudan / Central African Republic - Refugees Sudan / Eritrea - Refugees Sudan / Ethiopia - Refugees Sudan / Yemen - Refugees Sudan / Chad - Refugees Sudan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Sudan / Eritrea - Asylum-Seekers
  • On the occasion of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, the SGBV SWG organized a joint art event in collaboration with the Greater Amman Municipality under the national theme "Break the silence on Economic violence". Over 400 participants attended the event including the general public, donor agencies, humanitarian and development actors, beneficiaries of the programs and refugee volunteers.
    highlight 22 Jan 2020 (4 years ago)
    Jordan Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • In July 2019, the GBV Working Group focused on risk mitigation intervention with the support of UNFPA GBVIE specialist from the roving team. The main purpose of the intervention is to assist humanitarian actors and communities in Jordan to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and mitigation of GBV across selected sectors of humanitarian response to the Syria crisis. Because of the protracted crisis and the need to strengthen resilience and national capacity this initiative aims as well at involving for the first-time relevant Ministries.
    highlight 18 Aug 2019 (4 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The SGBV WG met regularly in May 2019 with a focus on youth and GBV, this included the presentation of the COMPACT- interagency guidelines for working with and for young people in humanitarian settings. In the reporting month the working group provided technical review of 12 submitted proposal to the OCHA managed humanitarian funding. In order to collect lessons learnt on inclusion of people with disabilities in GBV programming in this operation a taskforce met to develop briefing note. A second briefing session was offered on SGBV WG mobile data entry. The working group worked with sub national coordination in Mafraq to support the establishment of CMR services in the area. In Zaatari camp a multisectorial initiative brought together youth, protection and GBV actors and community volunteers to discuss solutions for street sexual harassment in the camp.
    highlight 13 Jun 2019 (5 years ago)
    Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees