This Jordanian city is now inhabited by more Syrian refugees than Jordanian hosts. These new arrivals joined Palestinian and Iraqi refugees, as well as southeast Asian and Western economic migrants. Yet the most profound changes in the city—affecting and being affected by refugees’ integration—are megatrends affecting cities the world over: water resources scarcity, a globalizing economy, and rapid population growth. This report provides a view from the ground of a rapidly changing city.
Irbid, Jordan: A Case Report of Refugees in Towns
In 2022 UN OCHA led a pilot anticipatory action intervention in South Sudan. This brief presents UN actors’ perceptions of this intervention.
This paper examines the role of marital status and motherhood on schooling experience and educational interruption, attainment, and aspirations in South Sudan and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Disaster Risk Finance (DRF) mechanisms are relatively new in anticipatory action. This paper explores how DRF can affect individual behavior or risk perception.