Reuters Muhammad Hamed
The number of refugees residing in Jordan with special needs and humanitarian conditions reached 214,272 out of 752,000 registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
According to UNHCR statistics, until mid-November, the refugees who suffer special conditions or needs “constitute 28.5% of the total refugee population in Jordan of various nationalities, and about 75.4 thousand refugees, or 10%, suffer from serious health problems, 36.8 thousand of them and 4.9%. They have legal and physical protection needs, 30.6 thousand and 4.1% are persons with disabilities, 28.8 thousand and 3.8% are children at risk, 18.1 thousand families are cared for by either a single father or a single mother, 14.6 thousand refugees at risk, 7.2 thousand elderly people at risk, and 154 thousand who have needs Especially different. “
She added, “In Jordan, there are 2515 separated unaccompanied children.”
The statistic indicated that the elderly make up about 4.8% of the refugees residing in Jordan, with 36072 refugees, while children under the age of 18 make up 46.8% of the refugees in Jordan, with 351557 children.
She added: “Out of about 752 thousand refugees in Jordan, Syrians make up about 88.1% of them, 661.9 thousand, followed by the Iraqis, 66.8 thousand or 8.9%, the Yemenis, 2%, 14.6 thousand, Sudanese, 6 thousand, Somalis, 742, and other nationalities 1551.”
Source: “The Jordanian Tomorrow”