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The ICRC in Jordan

The ICRC in Jordan focuses on monitoring the treatment and living conditions of detainees, restoring and maintaining family links disrupted by conflict, promoting international humanitarian law (IHL) and supporting the Jordan Red Crescent Society. Jordan is also an important logistics and training centre for ICRC. Read full overview.

Facts and Figures

In 2013 :

  • Restoring family links
    About 34.000 Syrian refugees re-established contact with their families by phone and one minor was reunited with his family.
  • Food and other aid
    110, 000 Syrian refugee in northern Jordan and central Amman each received food and hygiene kits, distributed in conjunction with the Jordan National Red Crescent Society.
  • Water
    We delivered 11 water pumps, 38 water tanks, 6 generators, 28 equipment shelters, 19 sanitation facilities, 27 drinking water dispensers and 26 washbasins ensuring that Syrian refugees had clean water.
  • Other aid
    110,000 Syrian refugees received blankets, mattresses, pillows, supplies to help them get through the winter and hygiene kits.

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