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JIF Newsletter 7

News @ Jordan INGO Forum January – February 2018 Download the Newsletter in English Download the Newsletter in Arabic In a nutshell Editorial Humanitarian Overview Partners’s activities Host community Camps Innovation Changing the narrative: stories of Solidarity (special article with Oxfam) Voices from Jordan Advocacy Brussels Conference Civil Society Publications

Lara and Sana, Amman

Changing the narrative - Stories of Solidarity Lara and Sana March 2018 In 2018, JIF is launching a new campaign to counter the narrative of the crisis which tends to systematically oppose refugees to host communities. This dehumanizing discourse overshadows the countless acts of solidarity that individuals have initiated towards one another throughout Jordan. As...

Syrian refugees in Jordan, a protection overview – 2017 report

Protection Brief  Syrian refugees in Jordan, a protection overview  January 2018 Download the JIF Protection Brief 2017   Seven years into the Syria crisis, Syrian refugees remain in exile as their country continues to face a protracted conflict and an overwhelming humanitarian crisis. With 13.1 million people requiring humanitarian assistance in Syria and 5.5 million...

Feature Story/ ICMC – Through a different lens: Syrian youth with visual impairment gains new perspective

Feature Story ICMC-  Through a different lens:  Syrian youth with visual impairment gains new perspective January 2018 Youth, Person with Disability A Syrian refugee boy is using photography to document the triumphs and challenges of his life in a host community in Jordan. Learning how to take photos has encouraged him to see things in...

Press Release: Syria-Jordan border: Urgent humanitarian assistance and respect of humanitarian principles needed

Press Release INGOs call for urgent humanitarian assistance and respect of humanitarian principles at Syrian-Jordanian border September 28 2017 Download the Press Release In Arabic and In English Amman, Jordan – International NGOs in Jordan call for the immediate and unhindered resumption of humanitarian assistance to approximately 50,000 vulnerable Syrians – the majority of whom are women and…

Syrian refugees: Shrinking access to services under a limited legal status

Protection Brief Shrinking access to services under a limited legal status December 2016   Syrian refugees in Jordan continue to face multiple protection challenges related to limited legal status, and this brief focuses on the impact on Syrian refugees, particularly their ability to access services. Download the Protection Brief 2016 The consequences of the Syria conflict have…

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…