Jordan Humanitarian Emergency

A young refugee woman and her mother.
UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab

Jordan hosts one of the largest number of registered refugees per capita in the world: 1 out of every 15 people is a refugee in Jordan. Since the beginning of the crisis in Syria, Jordan, together with Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt, has shouldered the primary responsibility for hosting Syrian refugees. Most Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas, outside of camps, and are living below the poverty line. The presence of refugees has put pressure on basic infrastructure, affecting both Syrians and vulnerable Jordanians. Women and girls are disproportionately affected as they are generally less empowered to access basic health and protection services. Together with partners, UNFPA has been responding to the sexual and reproductive health needs of women, men and young people, and is working to strengthen gender-based violence prevention, mitigation and response. Efforts also include capacity strengthening of service providers through training on the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for reproductive health in emergencies, clinical management of rape, maternal nutrition, infection control and women's health.

Country Population: 7.6 mil

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - 14 Julio 2020
UNFPA/Sharron Ward

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2019

  • People Reached
    Total women reached with all types of SRH services
    Total people reached with Adolescent SRH
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
  • Services delivered
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    Cantidad de espacios seguros
    Health facilities that incorporate one-stop centers for GBV survivors, supported by UNFPA
  • Capacity strengthening
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape
    Has established a functional system for safe and ethical gender-based incident data management

Emergencies related listing

  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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