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  • Jordan attended the international \"Friends of Syria\" conference in Tunisia on the unrest in Syria. Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh insisted that the Kingdom does not support foreign military intervention and explained to Jordanian Senators that “Jordan does not interfere in any country’s affairs. It supports Arab consensus on Syria and rejects military intervention in the country.\\\" However the Foreign Minister also stressed that while the Jordanian Ambassador to Syrian remains in Damascus, does not imply that the Kingdom is satisfied with developments on the ground, and rejects the use of violence.
    highlight 25 Feb 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Jordan welcomed the visit of UN Under Secretary General Valerie Amos, who is on a regional tour regarding the Syrian situation. The UNSG met with the Government of Jordan, along with UN agencies who are responding to the current unrest and discussed coordination mechanisms. The UNSG described the current situation as a \"political crisis, with humanitarian implications.
    highlight 28 Feb 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The Government of Japan has confirmed in writing a contribution of USD 1,000,000 to UNHCR for \"Emergency Grant Aid to refugees and IDPs affected by the political instability in the Syrian Arab Republic\". The grant is for a three month period and UNHCR Jordan can expect to receive an earmarked $139,384 for Non-food Item assistance, and $110,616.00 for shelter assistance.
    highlight 04 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The number of those at Ramtha Transit facility is approximately 400.The increase in numbers can be attributable to a number of factors including a rise in the numbers of those crossing the border into Jordan illegally (that is those who have exited illegally) due to reported increase in violent unrest in Dara\'a, on the Syrian side of the border. Nonetheless, the number has remained stable.
    highlight 06 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR Jordan is continuing in its efforts to lower the barriers to registration in response to concerns that vulnerable Syrians were unable to cover the cost of travelling to Amman. This weekend, UNHCR organised transportation for a number of Syrians residing in Al Mafraq, in the north of Jordan, to BO Amman. In total, 39 cases, representing 110 individuals were registered with the Agency.
    highlight 12 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • During the reporting period, UNHCR implementing partner, Caritas, carried out a distribution in Mafraq in the north of Jordan. The distribution package included blankets, mattresses, school kits, hygiene kits and sanitation kits along with other much needed household items. The number of beneficiaries for this distribution was 45 families, and was part of a three day process reaching out to families, single males, and single females with targeted assistance.
    highlight 12 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR Jordan held an internal strategy meeting on Monday, March 19, as operation enters a new phase in response to Syrian unrest. The meeting presented an opportunity for broad-based discussion on the transition between an Iraqi-led operation to management of two distinct operations. An overarching theme was leveraging BO Amman\'s expertise in delivering assistance and protection in an urban context to Syrian persons of concern.
    highlight 19 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR are now distributing school kits to all registered Syrian children in an effort to encourage school attendance at local Jordanian public schools. Kits include bag, along with reading and writing materials.
    highlight 20 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The number of those at the Ramtha Transit Facility is nearing 800 individuals. UNHCR is working with the Government of Jordan to find a more permanent solution.
    highlight 26 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The Ramtha Transit Facility is increasingly under pressure as the number of individuals and families crossing the border illegally continues to rise. Figures for Ramtha have now exceeded 1,000 individuals with temporary shelters erected on-site. UNHCR is working closely with the Government of Jordan to identify the best manner in which to ensure protection and delivery of assistance in a timely and effective manner.
    highlight 29 Mar 2012 (10 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees