|EU Ambassador visits Palestine refugee family in Baqaa camp
|04 December 2012|
UNRWA's Director of Operations in Jordan Marta Colburn and EU Ambassador in Amman HE Joanna Wronecka today visited the rehabilitated home of a Palestine refugee family in Baqaa camp, Jordan.
|Swiss Ambassador opens computer lab in Baqa'a camp|
|18 October 2011|
The Swiss Ambassador in Jordan Mrs Andrea Reichlin today opened the newly equipped computer lab and internet café in the women’s programme centre in Baqa’a camp.
|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.
|UNRWA launches multimedia micro-site on UN Day|
|24 October 2010|
To mark United Nations Day UNRWA has launched a new multimedia micro-site that invites visitors into the lives of Palestine refugees. The site features a series of short films from UNRWA's five fields of operation.
|Swiss president visits Baqa’a refugee camp|
|05 October 2010|
A highlight of the visit of the Swiss President to Jordan included a field trip to Baqa’a refugee camp, which accommodates approximately 100,000 Palestine refugees and was established in 1968 following the Arab-Israeli war.
|Young musicians perform in anniversary concert|
|14 May 2010|
"I cannot put into words the joy I'm feeling," declared Shaden, a 6th grader from Jordan's largest refugee camp, Baqa'a. Shaden was part of a group of 200 UNRWA schoolchildren in Jordan who starred in a concert by Dutch composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven on 17 April.
|Japanese Ambassador visits Amman Training Center and UNRWA installations in Baqa’a camp|
|27 May 2009|
His Excellency the Japanese Ambassador to Jordan, Mr. Tetsuo Shioguchi, today visited UNRWA’s Amman Training Center, including the nursing section which was funded by a Japanese contribution of about $250,000.
|Baqa'a refugee camp|
|Baqa'a camp was one of six "emergency" camps set up after the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. It is the largest camp in Jordan.|