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December 5, 2017 Zaatari, Jordan--Facing dwindling funds and a humanitarian disaster stretching into its sixth year, the United Nations and Syrian refugees reached for the sun. In Jordan, the UN and its partners have hooked up the first solar-powered refugee camps in the world - a test as to whether the ...
2 (Petra)--A delegation from King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid visited on Friday the Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps to check on ... At the Zaatari camp, the delegation met with officials from the Zaatari refugee camp's administration as well as a number of UN agencies where they were ...

The Al-Zaatari refugee camp is located in Jordan, just 10 kilometers away from the Syrian border. It has gradually evolved into a permanent settlement and in 2015 the camp population was estimated at 83,000 refugees. Opened by the Jordanian government and UNHCR -the UN refugee agency- on July ...
Since 2011, a total of 656,170 Syrians have registered as refugees in Jordan; 79,937 of whom are currently registered in Zaatari camp, in Mafraq governorate.1 UNICEF is the lead agency for the WASH sector in Jordan, coordinating all related activities within the camp since it opened in 2012. ACTED, JEN ...
On Sunday, UN coordinator for humanitarian and development affairs in Syria Ali Al-Zaatari called on "all warring sides to avoid targeting civilians." ... to warehouses, hospitals and schools being put out of service during the exchange of shellfire, particularly in Damascus and Eastern Ghouta," Zaatari said.
Photographic objects have been the centre of Akram Zaatari's (born in Saida/Lebanon in 1966, lives and works in Beirut) artistic practice since 1995. Photographic formations or emergences, as he calls them, are the focus of this exhibition: enigmatic objects that bear traces of past events and accompany ...

Jordan inaugurated the largest solar plant in the world on Monday to improve the lives of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in the Zaatari refugee camp.
Amman -- Deputising for HRH Princess Muna, Minister of Health Mahmoud Sheyyab on Wednesday inaugurated the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) new multispecialty medical centre at Zaatari refugee camp, a SAMS statement said. With this new enterprise, SAMS, a leading medical relief ...
Amman -- "I learned a lot from the journalism course I received, with the most important thing being to stay objective because journalism is the mirror of people's reality," said Ahmad Adham Hariri, a 14 year-old Syrian refugee volunteering as a journalist for The Road Media in Zaatari camp. Started in 2014 ...
Zaatari refugee camp -- After six months of construction that saw the sprawling of some 40,000 solar panels over "the size of 33 football fields" in southern Mafraq, the world's largest solar power plant built in a refugee settlement was inaugurated on Monday. The 12.9-megawatt solar facility will bring ...
Jordan now hosts the only two refugee camps in the world that are fully powered by solar energy, according to UN officials. The other camp also houses refugees from Syria's civil war. The plant at Zaatari, funded with a €15 million (Dh64m) grant from the German government through the KfW Development ...
Zaatari refugee camp -- After six months of construction that saw the sprawling of some 40,000 solar panels over "the size of 33 football fields" in southern Mafraq, the world's largest solar power plant built in a refugee settlement was inaugurated on Monday. The 12.9-megawatt solar facility will bring ...
"I work in Amman and my home is in Zaatari," Mr Mafalani, 37, said while slicing a cut of steak at the meat section of the supermarket in north Amman. "For once I feel that I have a full life." He is one of 34,000 Syrians granted work permits by Jordan this year under a new system providing free, fast-tracked ...
Umm Khalil, a Syrian who settled in 2012 in the Zaatari refugee camp, now has electricity 14 hours a day in her caravan since power began to be generated through solar panels Nov. 13. In the past, the 80,000 refugees in the Zaatari camp, 53 miles northeast of Amman in Mafraq, suffered regularly from ...
In a tent in the fourth district of Zaatari, the world's largest Syrian refugee camp, dozens of young journalists gather around a conference table ...
Zaatari, Jordan - For many women living in the Zaatari refugee camp, the large sign by the entrance of the only maternity clinic is a familiar sight ...

A coach's assistant does a handstand while Syrian children play soccer at the Zaatari refugee camp near the Syrian border in Jordan.
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan: When life in exile seems unbearable, Alkhedawi al-Nabulsi sometimes seeks solace in memories of home, ...
6, 2017 photo, a girl walks to school in the Zaatari refugee camp for Syrian refugees, in northern Jordan. More than half a million Syrian ...
Mafraq, NORTH Jordan - Around 80,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan's Zaatari camp are busy preparing for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival or the Feast of ...
The Zaatari Office for employment, set up in coordination with the government, will facilitate access to formal work opportunities across Jordan ...
Al Zaatari Camp in Jordan is home to 80,000 people. Jordan's economy has been severely hit by the flow of refugees arriving from Syria since ...
A Syrian refugee walks during rainy weather at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, ...
We visited Zaatari, a sprawling refugee camp of 80,000 that has morphed from tents into fixed abodes with electricity. The mothers and fathers and children we ...
Syrian refugees stroll on the main street of the UN-run Zaatari refugee camp near Mafraq, northern Jordan. More than four million Syrians fled ...
beck travelled to the Zaatari refugee camp, alongside other areas in Jordan and Lebanon. his goal was to document the people of these countries without portraying them as the 'other.
Professor Tony Ryan OBE will also be giving a compelling insight into the Zaatari refugee camp which he visited last year, whilst Professor Allan Pacey MBE will be giving hints and tips for good fertility.
Sweimeh, Jordan // A draft statement to be put to the Arab League summit on Wednesday opposes plans by US President Donald Trump to move Washington's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and consider alternatives to a Palestinian State.
JUDY WOODRUFF: It was on a visit to the huge refugee camp at Zaatari in Jordan today that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more international support for Syrian refugees and for the countries hosting them.
Guterres met with women and girls living in Zaatari, home to some 80,000 Syrian refugees. Syria's conflict began with protests against President Bashar al-Assad in 2011 but has turned into a brutal war pitting government forces, militants, rebels, and ...
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (AP) - The U.N. secretary-general has appealed to Arab nations to set aside differences and help end Syria's six-year-old civil war.
Traveling with Oxfam, the UK-based charity organization, Beck visited the Zaatari refugee camp as well as other informal settlements in Jordan and Lebanon.
Syrian refugee children play in a Jordanian community as Zaatari camp is seen in the background, in the village of Zaatari, Jordan. Photo: Salah Malkawi/UNDP. Peacegeeks, a Vancouver-based humanitarian nonprofit, is in the top 10 finalists for Google ...
Dubai: Once home to a family of Syrian refugees, a U.N. tent has found a new life as a dress still bearing the marks and stains of its past.
Ibrahim and his family moved from Zaatari to another refugee camp on the outskirts of the northern Jordanian town of Irbid.
During his visit, Guterres is expected to meet with top senior officials and visit the Zaatari refugee camp, the UN said, adding that he would take part in the summit, where he is going to meet with participating heads of states and governments, as ...
Once home to a family of Syrian refugees, a United Nations tent has found a new life as a dress still bearing the marks and stains of its past.
Dr. Badr bin Abdul Rahman Al-Samhan, regional director for the campaign, said the National Saudi Campaign, represented by the Saudi Specialized Clinics inside Zaatari refugee camp, aims to achieve "whatever is possible to contribute to the safety and ...
Dubai - Once home to a family of Syrian refugees, a UN tent has found a new life as a dress still bearing the marks and stains of its past.
Um Ala's youngest daughter Hala sits in the family's metal shelter in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. Barely a year old when they left Syria, she doesn't remember the family's farm in Daraa's countryside.
Rima Diab, a gynecologist at the maternity clinic in Zaatari refugee camp, delivered Um Mohammed's baby. She is back to check on her.
Mafraq, Jordan - Winter rain drizzled on the red dirt and metal trailers of Zaatari Camp as Hamzeh al-Hussein opened a storage room filled with puppets, instruments, speaker equipment, and boxes of glittery cardboard props.
A sense of calm reigns over Za'atari camp. The usually hum of heavy machinery has ceased and the construction sites that once invaded neighbourhoods have disappeared.
Wednesday, March 15, marks a grim anniversary for Syria: six years since the country's bloody civil war first began. The violence in Syria has resulted in the displacement of nearly half of the country's population and an estimated 321,000 deaths since ...
Read caption Photo to the left: Damascus countryside, Syria in 2001. Photo: scanned photo Ali's mother managed to bring from Syria.
Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send via email · reddit · stumbleupon. Hezbollah fighters stand on their armed vehicle with multiple rocket launchers, as they parade during a rally to mark the 13th day of Ashoura, , Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.
Wednesday 15 March marks six years since the start of the Syria war. To observe it, Naomi Campbell shares with Vogue her experiences from a recent trip to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan to see how Save The Children is providing vital care to those ...
Commenting on the Top companies list, Maha Zaatari, managing director of Great Place to Work in the UAE said, "This is without a doubt the strongest level of competition we have seen since launching the Top Companies programme in the UAE seven years ...
Girl returned unhurt from car-theft abduction ordeal. Awada poses at her home in Nabatieh after her release from her kidnappers. (The Daily Star/ Mohammed Zaatari). RSS; Follow; email; Print; Share. Mohammed Zaatari| The Daily Star. loading ... you've ...


 

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