Marka camp

Hana with her son, Hashem, in Marka camp, near Amman. © 2015 UNRWA Photo.
13 July 2015
Thirty-nine-year-old Hana Abdul Salam Abu-Azzoum, a Palestine refugee from Gaza, lives with her three children in a rented house in Marka camp (locally known as Hittin). She moved back to Marka from Amman three years ago after she was dismissed by her husband when he...
Asia Yaghi, president of I am Human Society for Rights of People with Disabilities  speaks about how people with disabilities have benefited from the Marka Project. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
03 March 2015
“The complex family, social, and economic challenges faced by Palestine refugees in Jordan can be addressed through collaborative efforts like the one implemented through the Marka project,” said UNRWA Deputy Director in Jordan, Dorothee Klaus. Dr. Klaus was speaking at a...
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06 November 2014
In a step towards mechanizing the collection and disposal of solid waste, the Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, has launched seven mini-compactors in Marka and Zarka camps. This pilot initiative aims at improving waste management in both camps, where it...