Aid to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Tzu Chi linked with the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization and Al-Takafu Charity Organization, have, with the help and coordination of the 2 stated organizations distributed the following materials to Syrian refugee families in Jordan 2013: Food and Non-Food Items: over 180,000 items of winter clothing 42,252 kilograms of daily necessities and food cans (12 kg per family) Late December 2016, Tzu Chi volunteers from Taiwan, United States, and Jordan, along with local volunteers and international students embarked on a 10-day trip to Jordan to hold five free clinics and four distributions of food and non-food items. Items were distributed to refugees outside the Zaatari refugee camp and inside the Azraq refugee camp. The free clinics were held in refugee camps and in locations within the Jordan Valley. With the help of international students translation from Arabic to English was used successfully to better help more refugees. Winter jackets and school supplies helped benefit school children in need. In total distributions reached 3238 families, helped over 1882 students, and 1037 refugees received medical attention. Shelter and Non-Food Items: 1500 jackets 6476 liters of cooking oil 1882 sets of school supplies and school bags Food Aid - 16190 kilograms of rice 16190 kilograms of sugar 9714 kilograms of split peas 3238 boxes of tea WASH Education

Activities

Food and Non-Food Items Distribution Education Medical Clinic

Cross-cutting issues

Refugees

Locations

  • Jordan

Sectors

  • Education
  • Food Aid
  • Shelter and Housing
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Other

Other projects