Jordan

Since the start of the war in Syria 10 years ago, the lives of Syrian people have been under threat. Back in 2011, the situation quickly shifted from localised protests to a full-scale war, leading to a devastating humanitarian situation that persists a decade later. In the course of 10 years, 12...
East Aleppo’s besieged residents have been told to leave their homes or face annihilation. As they brace themselves for what comes next, Amal Abdullah* recalls the day four years ago that she was told to leave the east Aleppo neighbourhood where she grew up. “It was mid-July 2012 when the...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has called for the medical evacuation of war-wounded Syrians through the sealed northern border of Jordan. This call coincides with the opening of a new surgical department within MSF’s emergency trauma surgery project in Ramtha government hospital, 5 km from the...
Around 60,000 people who are stuck in extremely harsh conditions close to Jordan’s northeastern border with Syria need humanitarian aid to be resumed immediately, and international protection has to be offered, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said Thursday. In the wake of a suicide attack on a...
Dr. Reynaldo Soria, Jr. is an anaesthetist by profession and has been a veteran member of MSF.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has officially opened its newly upgraded reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan. The hospital serves war wounded patients from across the region who have no access to specialized surgical care in their home countries. The project was established in 2006 in...
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Nearly half a million Syrians are now refugees in Jordan, making up a third of the 1.5 million people who have fled the conflict in Syria to neighboring countries. More than 100,000 of them live in Zaatari camp, situated in the North of the country, less than 20 km from the Syrian border. Up until...
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