Jordan

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 2019

  • 171,517
    People benefited from 5 water projects (rehabilitation of pumping stations and maintenance of transmission lines)
  • 13’754
    Phone calls facilitated for Syrian refugees with their relatives in Syria or abroad in cooperation with the Jordan Red Crescent Society (JRCS)
  • 1,060
    Detainees followed-up individually in 27 places of detention, including 156 visits to monitor healthcare facilities and services provided
  • 3,986
    Syrian refugees received cash assistance in cooperation with JRCS
  • 613
    Members of the Ministry of Health, the Royal Medical Services, the General Directorate of Civil Defense, Police and Gendarmerie attended 21 training courses on First Aid, provided by the JRCS.
  • 219
    Persons received physical rehabilitation services, prostheses and orthoses and physiotherapy at Al Basheer hospital