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12 July 2016
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Mother and Child Say "No" to Child Marriage in Zaatari
  Saba’s smile can brighten a whole room, or the caravan that she shares with her family in Zaatari camp for refugees in Jordan. The 16 year old dynamic Syrian young woman lives in the camp with her... Read more
29 June 2016
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  QUNEITRA, Syria – As the explosions of an aerial attack on Syria’s Quneitra governorate rained down around her, teenaged Batool struggled through her first childbirth, to twins – without access to... Read more
21 April 2016
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In April, humanitarian, writer and actor Ashley Judd travelled to Jordan on her inaugural mission as UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. During her two-week trip, she visited UNFPA-supported clinics and... Read more
14 April 2016
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AMMAN, Jordan – Amir* arrived in Jordan two years ago with gunshot wounds in his back. He had been beaten and even declared dead while his family tried to flee their home in the besieged Syrian city... Read more
1 January 2016
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Cyber City/ Ramtha/ Jordan, Khloloud Mohammad, was seven months pregnant when she had to cross borders between Syria and Jordan to escape violence in her homeland and find a safe place for her seven... Read more
2 February 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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

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