22nd May 2013 Posted in: Emergencies
David Youngmeyer, Communication Specialist for UNICEF, is in Jordan where he has met with Syrian refugee children & families who are currently facing challenging conditions. Here he reports back on his visit to the country’s first refugee camp.
As the days turned into weeks, the flow of Syrian refugees crossing the border into Jordan became a torrent. Transit facilities at Ramtha became seriously overcrowded, with around 10,000 people being registered as refugees in July alone. There was a real race against time to get the new Za’atari camp up and running....Read more http://bit.ly/MRa9ap