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2 February 2015
Dispatch
ZAATARI, Jordan – Syrian refugees in Jordan have endured frigid temperatures, powerful winds, and heavy snow and rainfall this winter. A dangerous mid-January snowstorm, named “Huda,” collapsed... Read more
15 March 2014
Dispatch
AMMAN — When Malak Hariri took refuge at the Zaatari Refugee Camp two years ago, she was alone with a baby before her husband followed them. Life in the desert camp was then more difficult, too... Read more
4 October 2013
Dispatch
CYBER CITY, Jordan — Giggling, playing and uttering his first words "mama" and "papa", Abdullah just turned one. Born as a Syrian refugee in Jordan last year, his parents had hoped to return to their... Read more
22 August 2013
Dispatch
UNITED NATIONS, New York, NY, 22 August, 2013 – UNFPA is concerned about the impact of the recent escalation of violence in and around Damascus, particularly on women, youth and their families in... Read more
7 May 2013
ZA'ATARI, Jordan — In a tent hospital bed, a Syrian woman who was four months pregnant when she fled her country's civil war cradles one of the newest residents of this dust-swept refugee camp: Her... Read more
22 April 2013
In the News
Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp houses more than 100,000 Syrians who have fled the civil war; 3,000 of those registered are pregnant women. Against the odds, women are adapting to the cycle of life. 13... Read more
11 December 2012
Dispatch
ZA'ATARI CAMP, Jordan— Syrian refugees in this encampment have much to deal with: displacement, a fraying social fabric, insecurity, uncertainty and the tension that goes along with it all. But now... Read more
17 October 2012
Dispatch
CYBER CITY, Jordan- To one new mother, whose baby she delivered safely in a clinic, she is like a second mother. To another, whose breast cancer she detected, she is a ‘saving angel.’ After nearly 30... Read more
12 September 2012
Dispatch
ZA'ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Mafraq, Jordan — As a way to address both health needs and cultural sensitivities, UNFPA  is supporting a reproductive health clinic with a female gynaecologist in the Za'atari... Read more
11 August 2012
In the News
ZA’ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Mafreq, Jordan — Syrian women residing in the are trying to cope with life in the fenced area that hosts some 40,000 refugees, by engaging in several activities organized by... Read more

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