There are ten recognized Palestine refugee camps throughout Jordan, which accommodate nearly 370,000 Palestine refugees.
Jordan’s Hashemite Charity Organisation has distributed 500 food parcels to families with instable incomes in AlNasr refugee camp.
The food assistance initiative has been carried out in cooperation with the Palestinian Affairs Department.
In a statement published by the Jordanian News Agency, Petra, the charity said it will continue to provide families of day laborers with food items thanks to donations collected through Nawa e-platform.
The charity added that nearly 4,000 food parcels have been distributed in Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan.
The move makes part of ongoing efforts to assist vulnerable families in light of the lockdown imposed across Jordan due to COVID-19 outbreak.
More than 2 million Palestine refugees registered with UNRWA live in Jordan.
There are ten recognized Palestine refugee camps throughout the country, which accommodate nearly 370,000 Palestine refugees. Jordan hosts the largest number of Palestine refugees of all of the UNWRA fields.
The majority of Palestine refugees have sought humanitarian assistance in Jordan, where they continue to suffer from abject poverty and live in a precarious legal status.