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JORDAN / SHAKESPEARE SYRIA REFUGEE

Wiam Yousef Al-Ammari stopped going to school after fleeing Syria more than a year ago. However she plays a star role in "Shakespeare in Zaatari" which has inspired her to become an actress.  UNHCR

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / BEDOUIN TEACHER

An estimated 25 percent of Syrian refugee children in Jordan are not enrolled in schools. Some refugee teachers have taken it into their own hands to educate their children. Jamal Shahadeh opened a school at a refugee settlement near Amman, where all the residents are Bedouin relatives. UNHCR

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEES HOUSING CRISIS

Almost four in five Syrian refugees in Jordan live outside the formal camps, but only get a fraction of the international attention given to Za’atari camp in northern Jordan.  UNHCR

22 Mar 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / MALALA ZATARI CAMP

Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai visits  Zaatari Refugee Camp in northern Jordan to promote better and more accessible education for Syrian children. UNHCR

18 Feb 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / MALALA REFUGEES

Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai  visited the Jordanian border crossing at Hadalat over the weekend, where the number of Syrians seeking refuge in Jordan has increased in recent days due to intensified fighting in their villages. UNHCR

18 Feb 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEES

In a remote area of north-east Jordan, hundreds of Syrian refugees arrive at an unofficial border point after walking for days and crossing a stretch of no man's land to reach safety. UNHCR

24 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / PRINCE ZEID RA’AD ZEID AL-HUSSEIN

Ambassador Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan, President of the Security Council for this month, said that the situation of  Syrian refugees in his country is "extremely dire and significantly important" for his government, adding  that the issue would be raised once more in the Security Council in the coming days. UNTV

6 Jan 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / SYRIANS CROSSING BORDER

Syrian refugees continue arriving in Jordan. More than 1,300 Syrian refugees crossed the border in the last few days,  more than 700 children among them.  UNHCR

11 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GA/ SC NON-PERMANENT SEAT

The GA elected Jordan to serve as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in January 2014 following Saudi Arabia's rejection of the seat in October. UNTV

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GAZA/ ARCHIVES

The work of UNRWA photographers and filmmakers since the establishment of the Agency in 1950 is currently being unveiled in a digitization project that is making the audiovisual history of the Palestine refugees available in the modern media era. UNRWA photographers and filmmakers are the main contributors to this collection, spanning from the aftermath of [...]

27 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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