|Human rights education with a difference in Jordan|
|15 June 2011|
More than 70 students from 42 UNRWA schools in the Irbid area staged a performance-based ‘conference’ on human rights in front of an audience of 250 invited guests,
|Rapid response contains Hepatitis A outbreak in Jordan camp|
|08 June 2011|
A rapid response from UNRWA has headed off an outbreak of Hepatitis A in a refugee camp in Irbid in northern Jordan.
|Designer bag sale raises US$ 20k for Jordan’s poorest refugee camp|
|07 June 2011|
Secondhand designer bags were given new lease of life earlier this year – and helped raise more than US$ 20,000 for UNRWA into the bargain.
|Wihdat refugee camp cleans up and honours its workers|
|30 May 2011|
It’s been a big few weeks in Wihdat refugee camp in Jordan, as UNRWA mounted an environmental awareness campaign and honoured local environmental heroes – the sanitation workers who strive to keep the camp clean every day.
|“Khadra, Za’al & Green Apple” theatrical performances at camps in Jordan|
|10 May 2011|
UNRWA’s health programme is using interactive theatre to communicate better with its local communities. The performance, Za’al, Khadra and Green Apple, will be held at every camp in Jordan during May 2011.
|Teenage businesswoman turns a profit in Jerash|
|06 April 2011|
“I was a very shy person,” says Hiba, “but after attending the training sessions on preparedness for employability, which I used to attend after school hours in the UNRWA-affiliated women’s programme centre, I now know what I want, how I want it, and most importantly I am not shy anymore.”
|Talbieh volunteers become agents of change|
|31 March 2011|
A group of young volunteers have teamed up to tackle social problems in Jordan’s Talbieh refugee camp. Osama, Faten, Myra and Layali kicked off with an economic skills course to address the high rate of unemployment among young refugees in the camp.
|Response to article in Commentary Magazine|
|27 March 2011|
Your article headlined, “UN organisation erases Holocaust from Palestinian textbooks in Jordan” is based entirely on an article in the Jordan Times which erroneously quotes the UNRWA Director of Operations in Jordan.
|Women refugees pull their families out of poverty|
|08 March 2011|
“I heard about UNRWA loans from my neighbour. She told me that I can take a loan to start my own business”, explains Amneh Abu Salim. Amneh, better known as Um Hussein, is a 60 year old mother of 12 living in Baqa’a camp in Jordan.
|Dubai Cares-funded UNRWA school stands as beacon of hope for Zarqa refugees|
|20 December 2010|
UNRWA’s Deputy Commissioner-General, Ms Margot Ellis, and CEO of Dubai Cares, Mr Tarek AlGurg, presided over the inauguration of the Zarqa Preparatory Boys School No. 2 today.