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From Words to Action, 6 months after the London Conference

Joint Report From Words to Action – Reviewing the commitments made at the ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ Conference six months on September 2016 Read the Executive Summary Read the Report in English Read the Report in Arabic This September an inter-agency report was released documenting the progress made since the ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ conference held in London last February in terms of funding and policy commitments. It proposes specific recommendations to ensure its successful implementation. The report, led by Save the Children, has been signed by 48 organisations and 4 NGO platforms. The London Conference agreed ‘a comprehensive new approach on how we respond to this protracted crisis.’ Those promises made in London have the potential to transform the lives of both refugees and vulnerable host…

Registration and Legal Status for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Protection Brief Registration and Legal Status for Syrian Refugees in Jordan December 2015 The situation for Syrian refugees who have managed to remain in Jordan is becoming increasingly difficult. Syrian refugees throughout Jordan continue to face multiple protection challenges, and this protection brief focuses on issues related to registration and legal status. Download the Protection Brief 2015 The overall impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan has been considerable. Jordan hosts close to 630,000 registered Syrian refugees, the equivalent of 10 per cent of its population. The weight associated with hosting high numbers of Syrian refugees is increasingly straining national infrastructure and overwhelming host communities. The Government of Jordan (GoJ) also notes that there are an additional 750,000 Syrian nationals who were residing in Jordan before the start…

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