A doctor hold a new born baby, Za'atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Life in Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan’s fourth biggest city

Za’atari refugee camp hosts around 80,000 Syrians who have been forced to flee the war in Syria. More than half of these refugees are children. The size of the camp, now Jordan’s fourth biggest city, is presenting huge challenges for infrastructure. 

Ahmad Mohmammad, Syrian refugee from Homs, holds his 6-month-old baby, in Jordan. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

From Syria to Zaatari glimpses of refugees in Jordan

Zaatari camp in Jordan, is home to around 80,000 Syrian refugees. Half of the camp's residents are under 18. Oxfam helps some 25,000 of Zaatari's residents by providing drinking water, toilets and showers, community centers, hygiene promotion and waste collection.

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