Skip to main content

UNHCR Jordan Factsheet: Zaatari Camp (December 2018)

Countries
Jordan
+ 1 more
Sources
UNHCR
Publication date
Origin
View original

Zaatari is home to 78,527 refugees, nearly 20% are under five years old.

20% of households are female headed.

Average of 80 births per week, and 14,000 weekly consultations.

Total of 4,813 refugees engaged in cash for work inside the camp.

18,493 children are enrolled in 32 schools, with 58 community centres offering activities.

11,518 refugees have work permits. 13% are women.

Working with Partners

Governmental partners: The Syrian Refugee Affairs Directorate (SRAD), the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Education (MoE).

Humanitarian partners UN organizations: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), UNOPS, UNWOMEN, World Food Programme (WFP), The UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM).

International non-governmental Organizations: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Kokyyo Naki Kodomotachi (Children without Borders KNK), Relief International, War Child and World Vision (WV), King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre, Kenan Refugee Project (KRP), REACH, Save the Children, Syrian American Medical Society Foundation (SAMS), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Mercy Corps, International Rescue Committee (IRC), International Relief and Development (IRD), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), OXFAM, Questscope, International Committee of the Red Crescent (ICRC), International Medical Corps (IMC), Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED), Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development-Legal Aid, Fin Church Aid (FCA), Humanity and Inclusion (HI), Holy Land.

National non-governmental organizations: Noor al Hussein Foundation (NHF), Jordan Humanitarian Aid Society (JHAS).