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 2018

  • 31,000
    people received food and hygiene items or cash grants.
  • 186,000
    people benefited from the ICRC water projects.
  • 15,136
    phone calls facilitated for Syrian refugees to maintain contact with their families.
  • 1,202
    detainees followed-up individually during 58 visits to 21 places of detention.
  • 1,615
    members of armed and security forces, national authorities, academia, media and Islamic circles participated in sessions/events on IHL.
  • 900
    health staff members received specialized health training.