Jordan hosts the largest number of Palestine refugees of all five fields of UNRWA operations, constituting over 40 per cent of the total registered number in the Near East. Of these, nearly 370,000 are registered in one of Jordan’s ten recognized Palestine refugee camps. These camps often suffer from dilapidated shelters, inadequate infrastructure and a lack of facilities, compromising the Palestine refugees’ quality of life. The ICIP was introduced in Jordan in 2007 to address the substandard living conditions in Palestine refugee camps. It has been funded by BMZ / the Government of Germany since 2007, with its funding deadline set for December 2013.
We work to repair and improve shelters, schools, health clinics, community centres and public spaces in order to resolve these pressing problems. In coordination with host-country authorities, the community and other organizations working in the camps, we prepare comprehensive urban studies and plans to improve camp infrastructure.