Country: Jordan

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in JordanDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/jorRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Jordan

Social cohesion between Syrian Refugees and Urban Host Communities in Lebanon and Jordan

The Social Cohesion project – an action-research project commissioned by World Vision, explores the causes and consequences of tensions between refugees and host communities to propose better short and longer term solutions for humanitarian and development programming in the Middle East region and other similar contexts. This literature review clearly demonstrates that social cohesion is …

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Zaatari: The Instant City

Affordable Housing Institute (AHI) published a report on Al Zaatari Refugee Camp in Mafraq Governate, Jordan. The camp has become the second largest refugee camp in the world and the fourth largest city in Jordan.   Though considered to be a temporary settlement, Zaatari is one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in Jordan, housing more than 120,000 …

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