Unusual weather conditions batter Syrian refugees in Jordan

Listen /

A Syrian woman wraps up against the cold. UNHCR.B.Sokol

Za'atari camp in northern Jordan, home to some 55,000 Syrian refugees half of whom are children, is battered by unusually heavy rains, flooding, snow and sub-zero temperatures.

The United Nations children's fund (UNICEF) is responding to the rising needs of the children in the camp.

Juliette Touma, the Agency's Communications and Media Specialist in Jordan tells Reem Abaza that UNICEF is working around the clock moving the children to safer ground and making sure that they are warm and dry.

Duration: 2'19"

 

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

July 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031