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GENEVA / ZAATARI CAMP

A UN Refugee Agency spokesperson Tuesday said that major challenges remain in meeting the needs of people who live in the largest refugee camp in the Middle East. The Zaatari camp in Jordan is home to around 81,000 Syrians. UNTV CH

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / FOUR MILLION REFUGEES

The number of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria to neighbouring countries has passed four million,   the UN Refugee agency reported Thursday. UNHCR/FILE

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN CHILD LABOUR

The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and  the UN Children’s Fund. UNICEF.  

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / CASH ASSISTANCE

In an effort to bring timely assistance to refugees, The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Jordan is using iris scan technology to enable them to access their funds. This means they do not need a bank card or PIN code. UNHCR

29 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIAN CONSULTATIONS JORDAN

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura met Syrian, regional and international representatives Thursday in continuing Geneva Consultations. UNTV CH

21 May 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / AZRAQ CAMP ANNIVERSARY

Syrian residents at Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp bought clothes, sweets and falafel, and queued for haircuts at a temporary marketplace opened to mark the camp’s first anniversary. UNHCR

8 May 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / ZAATARI HOSSEINI VISIT

Bestselling author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini visited Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan this week to meet with Syrian refugees fleeing the conflict.  UNHCR

7 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / YOUTH VIOLENT EXTREMISM

Presiding a Security Council meeting on the role of youth in countering violent extremism, Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan said "we have to direct our energies not to answer the question 'What should we do?' because the actual question is 'How should we do it?'" UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / UNRWA

The UN's top official dealing with Palestinian refugees today said  refugees in the besieged  Yarmouk are facing "severe" conditions and those who want to leave should be allowed "an orderly and safe evacuation." UNIFEED – UNTV

6 Apr 2015 | Read More »

SYRIA / CONFLICT FOURTH ANNIVERSARY

UNICEF said some 14 million children across the region are now suffering from the escalating conflict sweeping Syria and much of Iraq. The situation of more than 5.6 million children inside the Syria remains the most desperate with the conflict in the country now entering its fifth year. UNICEF

12 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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