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The new iteration of the work considers immigration in a 21st-century context, with JR recontextualizing one of those historic images with pictures of modern-day Syrian refugees that he photographed at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan in 2017. JR, Unframed, Hygiene Conference Delegates reviewed by ...
The Zaatari refugee camp is at the forefront of the effort to provide stability, shelter and assistance to the many who now find themselves unable to return home. Just 15 kilometres from the Syria-Jordan border, Zaatari has hosted nearly half a million registered refugees in the seven years it has been ...

Why care about global migration? United Nations refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie holds a press conference during a visit to Jordan's Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018. (AFP/Khalil MAZRAAWI). PREMIUM ...
A Syrian refugee child is seen at Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq near the border with Syria on Sept. 12, 2017. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh). Moscow, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Russia has registered seven ceasefire violations in three Syrian provinces over the last seven hours, the ...
But it's easy to think otherwise, because "life is still quite shitty in Zaatari refugee camp" or "refugees in Zaatari still missing their homes" aren't exactly news (the camp has been there since 2012), and journalists need to find new angles to talk about it. To avoid this kind of pitfalls you need to always remain ...
"An event like the Winter Olympics receives delegations from all over the world, so you might have an impression that the circulation is free in the world. But it is not," Akram Zaatari said in an interview with The Korea Herald on Friday at the Gangwon International Biennale 2018 in Gangneung, Gangwon ...

The Biennale will introduce artworks developed by 60 individuals and groups of artists from more than 20 countries including Swiss Thomas Hirschhorn, Egyptian Wael Shawky, Lebanese-American Walid Shawky, Syrian Tammam Azzam, and Lebanese Akram Zaatari. Hirschhorn is renowned for being ...
Rabat - UNHCR Special Envoy and movie star Angelina Jolie visited the largest refugee settlement in the Middle East, Za'atari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, for the fifth time in an almost seven-year-long civil conflict. The actress-turned-human rights activist used the visit to call for a peaceful political ...
During a visit to Zaatari camp in Jordan, Jolie said the UNHCR's "response for the Syria crisis" is only 7% funded this year. In 2017, it was only 50% funded. ... The Zaatari refugee camp opened in 2012, one year after the anti-government protests turned violent in Syria. It is the largest refugee camp in ...
The UN Higher Commission for refugees (UNHCR) special envoy Angelina Jolie (C) visits the Zaatari refugee camp near Mafraq, Jordan, on Jan. 28, 2018. The UN Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy Angelina Jolie visited Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan on Sunday, calling for "a ...
The remaining Syrian refugees live in camps, mainly in Zaatari Camp (±80,000), Azraq Camp (±36,040)4 and the Emirati Jordanian Camp (±7,000). They are to be added to the multiple other refugee populations and persons of concerns that Jordan hosts, including 65,922 Iraqis, and more than 13,000 from ...
The Lebanese military said the bomb went off in a car in southern Lebanon, wounding its Palestinian owner. It was not immediately clear who carried out Sunday's bombing in the city of Sidon or why the Palestinian, identified as Mohammed Hamdan, was targeted. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)more +.
KSRelief Administered 116,375 Prescriptions in Zaatari Camp, Jordan ... Amman, Rabi'II 24, 1439, January 11, 2018, SPA -- Pharmacies of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) administered in Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan various medications to Syrian refugees during 2017.
Amman, Rabi'II 19, 1439, January 06, 2018, SPA -- The clinics of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) have provided medical services to 154,401 Syrian refugees in Al Zaatari camp in Jordan in 2017 as part of the comprehensive medical care programs provided by the Center for ...
The Zaatari camp, which opened in July 2012, is one of the largest refugee camps in the world and fourth-largest urban setting in Jordan. There are more than 79,000 refugees living there even though it was designed for a maximum of 60,000 people. The camp consists of 24,000 pre-fabricated caravans, ...
A third group of paintings gathers the work of artists from the Zaatari refugee camp, offering a broad overview of the wealth of talents living in the camp. "We were united by art," said Mohammad, a Syrian refugee from Homs who founded the "Jasmin Necklace", an art centre in Zaatari, along with other artists.

Fahmieh is one of the thousands of Syrian parents in Azraq and Zaatari refugee camps who received a one-time cash assistance of JD20 per child from UNICEF to support their children during the winter months, according to a UNICEF said. Winter in Jordan can be extremely cold, with icy winds, rain and ...
The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, located close to the Jordanian-Syrian border, is home to nearly 80,000 people, displaced by a deadly war in Syria. The camp, run by the United Nations refugee Agency, has a water network. With its growing infrastructure taking shape, it could soon become Jordan's ...
She uses an improvised sign language to explain that her husband is lazy and spends his days smoking in their makeshift home in the vast Zaatari refugee camp, which houses 80,000 people near the border with Syria. The women's commute takes them to a cheerful modern factory that is at the forefront of ...
Zaatari refugee camp -- Some 100 residents of the Zaatari refugee camp on Tuesday enjoyed a day of cultural activity as part of the Karama human rights' film festival held this year under the theme "Give life a chance". Organised by Oxfam in Jordan in collaboration with ma3mal 612 for ideas, the ...
A Syrian refugee woman registers her name at the Zaatari office for employment on October 4, 2017 in the refugee camp 80 kilometres north of the ... Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan: After five years without work, Syrian refugee Mohammed Ahmad was nervous but hopeful as he registered with as many ...
Conditions were relatively bad, but acceptable because we only looked for safety," said Syrian refugee Anwar from Daraa. He was one of the first refugees to enter Zaatari camp. "We struggled at the beginning. We used to have shared washrooms. Water lacked sometimes. We had no electricity. The shops ...
About 80,000 Syrians live here, and as far as refugee camps go, aid groups say Zaatari is the gold standard. There's a bustling main market that smells strongly like the flat bread baking in wood ovens inside shops. Gold traders jostle for business with bridal wear shops and fresh fruit and vegetables are ...
Beata KEMPA, Poland's minister for humanitarian aid, was speaking during an ongoing four-day visit to Jordan, where she has visited Syrian-refugee camps in Zaatari and Azraq in the north of the country, among other sites. Kempa met representatives of UNICEF, the United Nations children's Fund, and ...
Earlier in 2017, Sesame Street, in cooperation with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), requested that Sabban accompany them with his puppets on a visit to the Zaatari camp in Jordan to visit Syrian refugees. The idea behind such an initiative is to help Syrian children who have been displaced by ...
Zaatari camp, housing around 80,000 refugees, is the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. So it makes sense when refugees there crowdsource and report on experiences of displacement for a magazine they run as budding journalists and photographers. Young refugee volunteers produce a monthly ...
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, ...


 

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