Promote water savings and efficiency to conserve precious resources. Help meet the immediate needs of vulnerable Syrian refugees.
Critical challenges face the Arab kingdom, which is the fourth water-poorest country in the world. Already scarce and expensive water and energy are now even more strained by the influx of Syrian refugees fleeing across the border to host communities and camps in Jordan.
- Emergency response: Distributing clothes, blankets and household supplies to Syrian refugees; improving shelters for families outside camps
- Water: Increasing the water supply for more than 500,000 refugees and host community members by building wells and repairing infrastructure; financing household projects and reservoirs to promote improved conservation
- Children & Youth: Building safe spaces for Syrian children to play in refugee camps and leading activities that help them heal and grow
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Jordan, Syria: A message for you from Syria's children November 27, 2013
With your support, we're making sure refugee children don't feel forgotten. See what they created to say thank you for giving them hope for the future.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Raising awareness to prevent polio among Syrian refugee children November 7, 2013
A polio outbreak in Syria raises concerns about disease in crowded refugee conditions. We're supporting UNCEF's vaccination campaign and addressing sanitation needs.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: In the News: NPR's All Things Considered visits Syrian refugees with Mercy Corps' child protection expert October 22, 2013
Alexandra Chen spoke with NPR about the importance of treating symptoms of trauma in children displaced by the conflict.
Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Quick facts: What you need to know about the Syrian refugee crisis October 17, 2013
Syria's civil war is poised to become the worst humanitarian disaster of our time. See the staggering statistics and learn the facts behind the figures.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Syrian humanitarian crisis demands new perspective on emergency response October 10, 2013
Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer outlines key steps we should take to help Syrians caught in the civil war.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Neal Keny-Guyer on Syria humanitarian crisis at the National Press Club October 8, 2013
Watch the video and read the remarks from Mercy Corps' CEO.
Jordan, Syria: We asked Syrian kids: What makes you happy? October 1, 2013
What we learned: The joys of childhood are universal. These portraits put a human face on a massive humanitarian crisis.
Jordan, Syria: Toys bring smiles to Syrian refugee children September 24, 2013
As these photos show, the arrival of stuffed animals and classics like Play-Doh and Memory gave kids a moment of happiness in otherwise dire circumstances.
Jordan, Syria: In the news: TODAY highlights Mercy Corps' work with Syrian refugees September 20, 2013
Jordan Country Director Rob Maroni discusses the families he's met and the tremendous need he witnesses every day.
Jordan, Syria: Helping Syrian refugees rebuild in Jordan September 19, 2013
Refugees living outside of camps are often forced to live in dilapidated rental housing. Meet one family receiving desperately-needed home repairs with our support.