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.

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In numbers

In 2017

  • 40,000
    people received a combination of food and essential household items or a cash grant.
  • 212,000
    people benefited from the ICRC water projects in the north of Jordan.
  • 13,377
    phone calls were provided to Syrian refugees in Zaatari and Azraq camps in order to maintain contact with their families.
  • 25,000
    metric tons of goods and medical supplies were transported from Jordan to nine countries in the region.
  • 1,280
    medical consultations were provided to refugees in Ruwayshid transit site.
  • 61
    visits were conducted to 21 places of detention