refugees residing at the Bashabseh housing
complex in Ramtha will move to the new camp in
the northern town of Zaatari near the border
city of Mafraq, 80 Km northeast of the capital,
within one week, a decision taken by the
Caritas distribution of humanitarian assistance
in Mafraq, several NGOs started sending their
beneficiaries to Caritas center for
registration. This increases means of
cooperation and reflects the level of trust of
Up to 95% of Syrian parents in Mafraq have said
they are not sending their children to schools.
They prefer to send them to work market for
selling food items in the streets, loading and
unloading fruits and vegetable carts, or begging
in an attempt to improve their financial status.
registered with UNHCR this week.
distribution of 133 packages for families that
consist of 5-6 members took place two days ago.
In Zarqa, female to male ratio of the displaced
Syrian beneficiaries is 65%-35%. 3 children
under the age of 4 found to be disabled, 5
adults ranging from the age 28 to 39 found with
evidences of torture, 2 single females found to
be living alone- one of whom is 78 years old, 2
psychosocial cases, 1 epileptic case and 2
individual beneficiaries who are in need of
medical equipment (hearing aids and a
wheelchair). There is a small percentage of
chronic diseases and need of education for
displaced children. General family occupational
backgrounds are merchants from Homs and farmers
from Deraa. 90% of beneficiaries requested cash
assistance and household items.
number of Caritas
registration in Zarqa Center is
A total of 415
consist of 4-12
members two days