The ICRC assists Syrians who sought refuge in Jordan and their host communities visit detainees, helps civilians and foreign detainees restore contact with their families, promotes IHL and supports the Jordan Red Crescent Society. The ICRC delegation in Jordan is also a key logistical, training and fleet hub for ICRC operations, contributing to its humanitarian response in the Middle East region and beyond.

Latest Update
In numbers

In 2020

  • 335,727
    people benefited from 3 water projects (rehabilitation of transmission lines, improvement of power supply and flood mitigation measures in pumping stations).
  • 7,768
    phone calls facilitated for Syrian refugees with their relatives in Syria or abroad in cooperation with the Jordan Red Crescent Society (JRCS).
  • 3,045
    Syrian refugees received monthly cash assistance in cooperation with JRCS.
  • 500
    hours of support and mentoring given to members of the Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) at the University of Jordan to develop their P&O curriculum and education programme.
  • 348
    Syrian refugees benefited from cash support to meet their basic needs in response to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • 336
    detainees followed-up individually in 19 places of detention.
  • 244
    Syrian refugees benefited from cash grants to start 38 micro-economic initiatives.