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The influx of refugees to Jordan make matters worse

2019-11-04T19:31:30-05:00

With the influx of refugees from other countries in the region due to conflicts and wars over the past years, a country that already suffers from the lack of natural resource – the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has endured many challenges.   Palestinian Refugees in Jordan According to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), over 2.1 million Palestinian refugees are registered in Jordan today. There are ten recognized Palestinian refugee camps in different cities in Jordan that accommodate 370,000 Palestinian refugees – 18 percent of the country’s population. Jordan hosts the largest number of Palestinian refugees.   More than [...]

The influx of refugees to Jordan make matters worse2019-11-04T19:31:30-05:00

United Hands Relief Launches Appeal to Help Refugees in the Middle East

2019-11-25T23:23:28-05:00

As winter unfolds, refugees across the Middle East will soon encounter freezing temperatures. In Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Rohingya. United Hands Relief is distributing essential items to help people brave this winter.   Children are particularly vulnerable. Many are surviving in tents or makeshift shelters with little infrastructure to support them. Children are sleeping on cold grounds wearing light clothing, which can lead to serious health risks.   Many refugee families are struggling to keep warm with few resources and job opportunities. The cost of keeping a home adequately heated during the colder months is beyond their means.   [...]

United Hands Relief Launches Appeal to Help Refugees in the Middle East2019-11-25T23:23:28-05:00

URGENT APPEAL: 45 plus Syrian Refugee families in Jordan were abandoned …

2019-11-11T15:05:50-05:00

45 plus Syrian Refugee families in Jordan were abandoned by their sponsors and urgently need our support to survive   During the seven years of conflict in Syria, over 660,000 registered Syrian refugees have sought refuge in the small nation of Jordan. In a country with high unemployment and limited natural resources, opportunities for Syrian refugees to work legally are extremely limited. Refugees have found themselves trapped in limbo with little to do but wait - for over half a decade. Many are in constant fear of arrest or deportation.   The UHR team in Jordan has received many calls [...]

URGENT APPEAL: 45 plus Syrian Refugee families in Jordan were abandoned …2019-11-11T15:05:50-05:00

Over 2 million Syrian Civilians are Under Severe Threat of Injury and Displacement.

2019-10-11T01:13:23-04:00

Since the Syrian civil war officially began March 15, 2011, families have suffered under a brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, torn the nation apart, and set back the standard of living by decades. Nearly 12 million people in the country need humanitarian assistance. Healthcare centers and hospitals, schools, utilities, and water and sanitation systems are damaged or destroyed. Historic landmarks and once-busy marketplaces have been reduced to rubble. War broke the social and business ties that bound neighbors to their community. Millions scattered, creating the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. [...]

Over 2 million Syrian Civilians are Under Severe Threat of Injury and Displacement.2019-10-11T01:13:23-04:00

Ramadan: A Time to Give & Share

2019-11-13T23:23:11-05:00

This Ramadan, United Hands Relief gave Zakat Al Fitr (Fitra) to thousands of impoverished individuals in several countries - Jordan, Palestine, Rohingya, Bangladesh, Yemen and East Africa. In Jordan, Zakat Al Fitr was distributed in the form of warm meals and other food supplies before the Eid prayer. Unfortunately, despite all our efforts, thousands are left without adequate food during the holy month of Ramadan and during Eid celebrations. We will continue to reach these families throughout the year. Please donate now to help us reach these families and make a positive difference in the lives of many in need.  [...]

Ramadan: A Time to Give & Share2019-11-13T23:23:11-05:00

Millions of Syrians seeking safe refuge in neighboring countries …

2019-10-12T08:10:42-04:00

Over 5.6 million people have fled Syria since 2011, seeking safe refuge in neighboring countries: Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. Millions more are displaced inside crisis stricken Syria as the war continues. THE SITUATION #Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to its population in the world, 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants. The majority of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and in poverty: over 85% live below the poverty line. 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly. This is a huge burden on [...]

Millions of Syrians seeking safe refuge in neighboring countries …2019-10-12T08:10:42-04:00

The Rizq Project

2019-05-07T15:50:17-04:00

UHR Partners with Syrian Form to Support The Rizq Project Rizk for Professional Development helps give displaced and out-of-work Syrians the means to support themselves. The goal is to empower Syrian families to attain self-sufficiency and not rely on humanitarian aid. Rizk administers programs that provide professional development for Syrians such as vocational training, computer training, language training, and special skills training. Part of its development programs, UHR in partnership with the Syrian Forum is supporting such educational and training project . Donate towards this cause and help displaced Syrian to get training and eventually land a job. To learn [...]

The Rizq Project2019-05-07T15:50:17-04:00

Let’s help a child in need succeed

2019-04-08T15:55:04-04:00

Getting ready for school? Let's Help a Child in Need Succeed Many children who live in refugee camps in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Yemen lack the basic tools for education - school supplies. Parents who live below the line of poverty struggle to put food on the table for their families. Unfortunately, buying school backpacks or basic supplies for their children becomes the low priority. Khalid A, a Palestinian refugee living in Balata Refugee Camp in Nablus – West Bank, like most refugee families believes that education is vital. He says: “I want my children to receive proper school education, [...]

Let’s help a child in need succeed2019-04-08T15:55:04-04:00

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