Vice President of Programs and Policy Hardin Lang reacts to reports that Jordan is forcing Syrians to return to Rukban camp.
Refugees are more likely to work in sectors financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and refugee-hosting countries are projected to experience slower growth in 2020.
Several countries around the world including Jordan are slowly recognizing the right of refugees to work and providing them opportunities to join the formal labor market.
Two years into the Jordan Compact, many refugees in Jordan are worse off.
There are several myths informing the conversation around access to employment for Syrian refugee women living in Jordan.
A refugee camp is a place of harsh contradictions – one that is temporary yet protracted, vast yet overcrowded, and fluctuating yet stagnant. A place for the displaced, but where they are hijacked of their basic means of living.
Syrian refugees in Jordan face increasingly difficult circumstances as the conflict in their home country wears on.
Just over three years ago, the Zaatari refugee camp was established to accommodate the growing number of Syrian refugees who were fleeing to the neighbouring country of Jordan. Located around 70 kilometres from the capital city of Amman and 30 kilometres from the Syrian border, Zaatari occupies a space of some seven square kilometres and…
Syrian refugees may remain in exile for a considerable amount of time.